Prince Cause of Death Revealed As An Opioid Overdose

Reports are claiming that the cause of Prince's death is due to an opioid overdose.

The singer who has been celebrated in grand fashion from the time he passed was taken to a medical examiner that has confirmed the cause of death.

"The ME's Office has been conducting toxicology testing on the singer, and TMZ has confirmed the results point to an 'opioid overdose,'" according to TMZ.

"Percocet is an opioid -- a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen (Tylenol) -- but the AP report doesn't specify what opioid was in Prince's system."

Prince died on April 21, and has been the subject of plenty of tributes. The most recent tribute came from Madonna and Stevie Wonder at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.

"Paramedics performed CPR but were unable to revive him, authorities said. An autopsy was conducted the day after his death but official results have not been released," according to CNN.

"Since then, information has emerged about the entertainer's alleged abuse of prescription drugs."

There should be more information to come on the overdose and what exactly was found in Prince's body.