The world is still mourning the loss of Prince, music legend and icon, and it will take quite a while before this all stops feeling like a horrible dream. The singer-songwriter was found unresponsive in his Paisley Park home and studio and now the transcript from the 911 call reveals the frantic moment his body was found.
An unidentified male calls for help, still quite shocked and struggling to come to grips with what’s going on. It’s a little further along before the unidentified male confirms that the person found unconscious is Prince.
“Dispatcher: OK, have you found an address yet?
Unidentified Male: Yea, um, I’m so sorry, I’m so sorry I need, I need the address here?
Unidentified Female: 7801.
Unidentified Male: 7801.
Dispatcher: 7801 what?
Unidentified Male: Paisley Park, we are at Paisley Park.
Dispatcher: You’re at Paisley Park, OK, that’s in Chanhassen. Are you with the person who’s …
Unidentified Male: Yes, it’s Prince.”
Shortly after first responders arrive Prince is declared DOA – dead on arrival. It’s heartbreaking to read and impossible to come to terms with.
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