BREAKING: Prince Found With Opiod Medication At Time Of Death

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While many of are still trying to make sense of the death of music legend, Prince, the state authorities who are investigating his death found prescription opioid medication on him and in his Minnesota home, law enforcement officials confirm.

The pills are commonly used to treat pain, and investigators have brought in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help with the case, the source said Wednesday.

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It is estimated that between 26.4 – 36 million people abuse opioids worldwide with an estimated 2.1 million people in the U.S. suffering from substance use disorders related to opioid pain relievers. Everyone has experienced pain from an injury or illness. Those that have chronic pain can easily become addicted to opioids because their pain is real and constant.