Doctor named who saw Prince ‘day before death’ and gave prescriptions


Minnesota medic Dr Michael Todd Schulenberg examined by police, according to discovery, as private investigators go back to Paisley Park estate

Police have gone back to Princes estate in Minnesota as detectives questioned a regional physician that suggested drugs to the artist and visited him the day before he passed away, baseding on a search warrant. Dr Michael Todd Schulenberg treated Royal prince on 7 April as well as 20 April, as well as had actually prescribed medicines and prescriptions for the artist, baseding on the warrant, which was submitted on Thursday in Hennepin county as well as acquired by KSTP-TV as well as the L.a Times.

Investigators spoke with Schulenberg and browsed a suv Minneapolis hospital where he functioned. The warrant did not define exactly what drugs were prescribed for Royal prince or whether he took them.

Lesa Bader, a spokesperson for North Memorial Medical Establishment, said Schulenberg had actually been a medical care doctor at its Minnetonka clinic however no more benefited the medical system. No one addressed the door at the physicians residence on Tuesday as well as a phone message left for him was not quickly returned.

A Carver county sheriffs automobile went into with evictions of Paisley park on Tuesday afternoon, adhered to by about a dozen unmarked vehicles. Officials at the scene would not respond to concerns concerning what they were doing there. Chief Deputy Jason Kamerud of the Carver region sheriffs workplace informed the Associated Press by phone that private investigators were being extensive.

Royal prince, 57, died on 21 April at his Paisley Park home as well as workshop in suv Minneapolis. Postmortem examination results are pending.

A police official talking anonymously told the Associated Press that private investigators were exploring whether Royal prince died from an overdose and also whether a asked by agents of Prince in order to help him.

Andrew Kornfield carried buprenorphine, a drug often used to alleviate opiate addiction, on a trip into Minnesota on the evening of 20 April. Attorneys and also doctors have actually explained the activity as unusual as well as ridiculous.

The Kornfelds lawyer, William Mauzy, stated at a press conference last week that Dr Kornfeld had actually prepared for Prince to be assessed by a Minnesota physician on 21 April, the day he passed away. The lawyer declined after that to identify the Minnesota medical professional, and also it was not clear if that physician had a previous relationship with Prince.

The search warrant does not state whether Schulenberg was that doctor.

With the Associated Press

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