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Report: It’s Unlikely Any Doctors Will Be Charged In Prince’s Death

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Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent
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No doctor prescribed Prince the powerful painkiller Fentanyl, a new report claims, making it unlikely that anyone will be charged in his death.

Prince (Photo: Reuters)

Prince (Photo: Reuters)

After the 57-year-old singer was found dead in an elevator at his Minnesota home in April, a law enforcement official confirmed that he died of an accidental fentanyl overdose. Then, on Sunday, the Associated Press reported that some of the pills taken from his home were counterfeit drugs that actually contained fentanyl, “a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin.” (RELATED: Prince’s Lawyer: He Was Clean)

The pills were in a bottle labeled hydrocodone and it’s believed they were obtained illegally, TMZ reported Monday. Another bottle, labeled as aspirin, had more than 60 counterfeit tablets inside.

(Photo: Reuters)

(Photo: Reuters)

Prince did not have a prescription for the pills and authorities are investigating how Prince obtained the drugs. (RELATED: ‘Nightly News’ Yanks Tamron Hall Because Of Her Relationship With Prince)