This Friday is the one-year anniversary of Prince’s death, and there are still some unanswered questions about how it went down. Like where did he get the drug fentanyl that killed him?
According to some newly released documents, he was good at hiding his addiction to prescription drugs.
A doctor who saw Prince in the days before he died said he prescribed him the painkiller oxycodone, but it was under the name of Prince’s friend Kirk Johnson. Supposedly, the doctor did this to “protect Prince’s privacy.”
The documents also say Prince was given a drug designed to reverse opioid overdoses six days before his fatal fentanyl overdose.
There was also a briefcase found at Paisley Park with a name tag for “Peter Bravestrong,” which is an alias that Prince used. It contained several prescription bottles in Kirk Johnson’s name. Interestingly, investigators said that the suitcase also contained lyrics for the song “U Got the Look” in Prince’s handwriting.
They also found several dozen fentanyl and hydrocodone pills hidden in Bayer and Aleve bottles. For now, no criminal charges have been brought in his death, but the homicide investigation is still open.