Pop music superstar Prince has died at his home in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist.
The Carver County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that the investigation into a death had began on Thursday morning.
Carver County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Kamerud told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that officials are withholding information about the identity of the deceased person until next of kin has been notified. A news release will come afterward.
The Associated Press confirmed the deceased was the pop star.
Prince was reported to have been hospitalized in Illinois on Friday on his way back from a concert in Atlanta. He subsequently appeared at a dance party at Paisley Park.
The Associated Press contributed to this article