US Attorney’s Office and DEA Join Prince investigation

By Staff

The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) are joining the investigation into the death of Prince.

Related: Emergency Call Log from Prince’s Paisley Park Estate Released

A spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney’s Office released the following statement.

“The U.S. Attorney’s Office and DEA are joining the Carver County Sheriff’s investigation. The DEA and U.S. Attorney’s Office are able to augment this local investigation with federal resources and expertise about prescription drug diversion. While this remains an ongoing investigation, we will have no further comment.”

Drug diversion involves the transfer of legally prescribed controlled substances to another individual for illicit use.

The announcement comes on the heels of the revelation that Prince was set to meet with an addiction specialist the day he died.

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