Attorney Recounts Moments Addiction Specialist Finds Prince Unconscious Before Taking Bizarre Turn in Defense of Client

Attorney for the son of an addiction specialist revealed in an early Wednesday morning news conference that his client arrived at Prince’s estate the day of the singer’s death but arrived too late to save the music icon.

According to William Mauzy, one of the singer’s aides contacted Dr. Howard Kornfeld the day before the singer died.¬† They believed Prince was on the verge of death from an alleged drug overdose. Kornfeld sent his son, Andrew Kornfeld, instead.

TMZ reports that Andrew called 911 after he and the staff found Prince unconscious in an elevator on the Paisley Park estate. Prince was pronounced dead on the scene at approximately 10 a.m. on April 21.

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