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USA: Stevie Wonder leads Prince memorial concert in LA

United States, Los Angeles
May 7, 2016 at 06:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of fans of the late pop superstar Prince held a memorial concert in front of the Los Angeles City Hall on Friday. Many renowned musicians, including Steve Wonder, performed covers of Prince's hits with the crowds singing along.

Jessica Gonzalez, a Prince fan, stated that "it's horrible; it was sad, very sad. I've been a fan since I can remember and losing him is probably the hardest thing I have ever had to deal with, probably."

According to local police, Prince was discovered 'unresponsive' at his Paisley Park recording studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, and pronounced dead at 10:07 local time (14:07 GMT). An investigation has been launched into the exact circumstances of his death and the initial findings following an autopsy suggest the late artist reportedly had painkiller Percocet in his system and a 'dangerously low' red blood cell count. However, in late April the medical examiner's office announced that official results would come 'in the following several weeks.'

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Thousands of fans of the late pop superstar Prince held a memorial concert in front of the Los Angeles City Hall on Friday. Many renowned musicians, including Steve Wonder, performed covers of Prince's hits with the crowds singing along.

Jessica Gonzalez, a Prince fan, stated that "it's horrible; it was sad, very sad. I've been a fan since I can remember and losing him is probably the hardest thing I have ever had to deal with, probably."

According to local police, Prince was discovered 'unresponsive' at his Paisley Park recording studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, and pronounced dead at 10:07 local time (14:07 GMT). An investigation has been launched into the exact circumstances of his death and the initial findings following an autopsy suggest the late artist reportedly had painkiller Percocet in his system and a 'dangerously low' red blood cell count. However, in late April the medical examiner's office announced that official results would come 'in the following several weeks.'

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