Painkiller prescribed for Prince in another name

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ET obtained court documents on Monday in the death investigation of the singer, and the results of the search warrant shows that bottles of opioid painkillers were found throughout Prince's Paisley Park compound in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

According to court documents, Kirk Johnson went to Walgreen's and picked up Prince's prescription medication, prescribed in his name. The suitcase contained prescription pill bottles in the name of Kirk Johnson, and a closer examination of those pill bottles revealed that not all the pills inside the containers were the pills listed on the prescription.

Prince did not have a cellphone and authorities searched multiple email accounts that they believed he was using, as they tried to determine how he got the drug that killed him, according to the search warrants.

- A Minnesota doctor is disputing that he ever prescribed opioids to Prince, following the unsealing of search warrants in the death investigation that say otherwise.

He had also shown up to Paisley Park on April 21 - the day Prince was found dead in an elevator of an accidental overdose of fentanyl - to drop off some test results for the singer.

According to the documents, Dr. Michael Schulenberg prescribed Prince Oxycodone a week before his death.

April 17, 2017: Carver County authorities unseal 11 search warrant affidavits related to the investigation into Prince's death.

Hydrocodone and acetaminophen were found in different bottles in the residence.

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They don't reveal answers, but do shed light on Prince's struggle with addiction to prescription opioids in the days before he died.

While returning to Minneapolis, Prince's private plane makes an emergency landing in Moline, Ill., about 1:15 a.m. after he overdoses on opioids, according to a source.

Schulenberg's attorney, Amy Conners, disputed that.

The investigation is ongoing. A bodyguard carries Prince, who is unconscious, from the plane.

While authorities have the power to ask a grand jury to investigate and issue subpoenas for testimony, that step hasn't been taken, the official said.

A computer found near that suitcase in Prince's bedroom was initially overlooked by investigators, until they learned through interviews that Prince did not use a cell phone.

The day before Prince died, Paisley Park staffers contacted California addiction specialist Dr. Howard Kornfeld for help. Kornfeld can not clear his schedule to fly to Minnesota immediately, so he sends his son, Andrew, on an overnight flight. And, experts say, prosecutors and investigators don't want to lose a high-profile case such as Prince's — likely increasing their caution. Andrew Kornfeld told investigators that without his father's knowledge he brought a drug used to help with opioid addiction treatment, though it was never administered. The official who spoke to the AP said the case has taken investigators to IL and California, as authorities have interviewed friends, family and any potential witnesses, including the flight crew and hospital staff that were present when Prince overdosed on the plane. The detective wrote that Prince didn't have a regular doctor, and instead saw various doctors arranged by his managers who would give him B12 injections before performances.

AP Medical Writer Carla K. Johnson contributed to this story from Chicago.

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