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​Warrant: Minnesota doctor saw Prince, prescribed drugs

MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minnesota doctor saw Prince twice in the month before his death, including the day before he died, and prescribed him medication, according to a search warrant.

Authorities conduct a search of Prince's Paisley Park studio complex on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Chanhassen, Minnesota. CBS News
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Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg treated Prince on April 7 and April 20, and he prescribed "medications and prescriptions" for the musician, according to the warrant, which was filed Thursday in Hennepin County and obtained by KSTP-TV and the Los Angeles Times.

Investigators interviewed Schulenberg and searched a suburban Minneapolis hospital where he worked. The warrant did not specify what medications were prescribed for Prince or whether he took them.

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Carver County Deputy Sheriff Jason Kamerud said the warrant was supposed to have been filed under seal and he had contacted a court administrator to ensure that it was sealed. He said he could not comment on its contents.

Lesa Bader, a spokeswoman for North Memorial Medical Center, said Schulenberg was a primary care physician at its Minnetonka clinic but he no longer works for the health care system. A message left Tuesday at the physician's home wasn't immediately returned.

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Prince, 57, died April 21 at his Paisley Park home and studio in suburban Minneapolis. Autopsy results are pending.

A law enforcement official has told The Associated Press that investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis. The law enforcement official has been briefed on the investigation and spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity.

CBS affiliate WCCO reported a search was underway at Paisley Park Tuesday evening. More than a dozen vehicles entered the property, led by the Carver County Sheriff's Department, though most were unmarked.

The sheriff's department said detectives were "revisiting the scene at Paisley Park as a component of a complete investigation." No other information was immediately available.

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