By Melissa Chan
April 28, 2016

A search warrant has been issued for Prince’s Paisley Park estate, where the legendary musician died last week, authorities said.

However, a Minnesota district court judge on Thursday authorized a request from local law enforcement authorities to seal the details in the document, which they say could “compromise” or “severely hamper” the investigation.

Judge Eric J. Braaten said the search warrant should not be filed as public document and should be kept “securely under lock and seal” for six months or until the commencement of any criminal case, according to the court order.

The sealing comes after reports indicated that prescription painkillers may have been found in Prince’s possession when he died. It’s unclear whether the medication was a factor in his death.

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