The opioids were stored in containers like vitamin bottles. The email was set up with a "recovery email", which detectives found was registered under Johnson's name.
August 2016: Pills marked as hydrocodone that were seized from Paisley Park after Prince's death are found to contain fentanyl, indicating that they were counterfeits, a source with knowledge of the investigation tells the Star Tribune. He would not confirm whether Johnson refused to speak with authorities since an initial interview with detectives in the hours after Prince's death.
On Monday, search warrants executed by local authorities are due to be unsealed, likely including one from the first search of Paisley Park. Also according to the search warrant, investigators were told by witnesses that Prince "recently had a history of going through withdrawals which are believed to be the result of abuse of prescription medication". They also found envelopes with pills inside. The search warrant that was briefly public notes that first responders started CPR on Prince before determining he was dead. The search warrants don't reveal the outcome of the email searches.
The "Purple Rain" hitmaker tragically passed away on April 21 previous year aged 57 after an accidental Fentanyl overdose, and reports from the search warrants released by Minnesota authorities, which have been obtained by TMZ, have revealed the music legend's home was laden with pills prescribed to Peter Bravestrong, which was believed to be the alias Prince went under to maintain his privacy.
Johnson has been working with Prince since the early 1980s.
Before Kornfeld was taken to be interviewed at Chanhassen City Hall, he asked to recover his backpack.
Advocates of the drug say the opiate can help addicted patients by offering pain relief with reduced possibility of overdose and addiction. Kornfeld is listed as a consultant with his father's clinic and is a pre-med student, according to his attorney William Mauzy. He told investigators this was the first time he had ever done something like that for Prince.
PRINCE DIDN'T OWN A CELL PHONE: One of Prince's bodyguards told investigators that Prince had once owned a cell phone, but that after his cell phone was hacked into and a lot of his personal information was stolen, "Prince became leery of storing his information on the phone and stopped carrying a cell phone and began sending emails". Kornfeld heard a scream, and ran to see Prince lying on his side in the elevator. These drugs are used for addicts who are having a seizure. He also tells the investigator that he had prescribed oxycodone to be filled at a Walgreens pharmacy.
April 20, 2016: Schulenberg treats Prince again.
In the weeks before Prince's April 21 death, the musician met twice with Schulenberg, according to search warrant documents.
A message left with Schulenberg's attorney wasn't immediately returned.
He says he wrote the prescription in Johnson's name to protect Prince's privacy.
Prince, whose full name was Prince Rogers Nelson, died April 21, 2016 at the age of 57. The information sought included date, time, duration, originating number, termination number, and more regarding any cell activity.
Among the items police were seeking were call records from nearby mobile towers and emails from four Gmail accounts. This is the same name found on the tag from the suitcase located in Prince's bedroom and the email account found on Prince's laptop computer.