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An Official Statement On The Death Of Prince
John Doran , April 24th, 2016 00:14

The Quietus received the following announcement from a publicist for Prince in the very early hours of Sunday 24 April. It reads in full:

"A few hours ago, Prince was celebrated by a small group of his most beloved: family, friends and his musicians, in a private, beautiful ceremony to say a loving goodbye. Prince’s remains have been cremated and their final storage will remain private.

"We ask for your blessings and prayers of comfort for his family and close friends at this time. The cause of death remains unknown and it will be at least four weeks before we receive the results of the autopsy. An announcement will be made at a future date for a musical celebration."