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Pop superstar Prince was diagnosed with AIDS

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New York, Apr 28: Pop icon Prince, one of the most influential but elusive figures in music, was diagnosed with AIDS six months ago, media reported.

Prince who passed away at his compound in Minnesota last week was contracted HIV in mid-90s and condition developed into AIDS six months ago, media reported citing unidentified law enforcement sources.

Prince was diagnosed with AIDS

He reportedly refused to get treatment because he thought 'God would heal him'.

Prince became an international sensation in the 1980s, when he popularised the Minneapolis sound of danceable funk. His 1984 album "Purple Rain" is often described as one of the greatest of all time.

Read More: Pop superstar Prince passes away at 57

According to CNN, prescription of opioid medication, commonly used to treat pain, has also been recovered by the authorities investigating the death of music legend Prince.

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