Prince Press Conference — Carver County Sheriff Has 'No Reason To Believe' Singer's Death Was A Suicide
On Friday, the Carver County Sheriff's Office gave an official press conference and took questions from journalists.
During the televised event, Sheriff Jim Olson explained that he wasn't going to be able to say much about what exactly happened to the icon on Thursday, but did offer up a touching tribute to the incredible songsmith, saying:
"This is a tragedy for all of us. To you, Prince Rogers Nelson was a celebrity. To us, he's a community member and a good neighbor. To his family, he is a loved one. In life, he was a very private person. We are going to continue to respect his privacy and dignity and hope you do as well."
The law enforcement leader said that, even though the autopsy has been completed, he can't discuss any objects that were taken from the scene since the case is still under investigation.
He did, however, reveal: