Prince’s body cremated in private ceremony

Additionally, fans were gifted a keepsake from the musician's family

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Prince was formally laid to rest on Saturday. According to the Associated Press, the musician’s body was cremated, with the “final storage” of his remains to be kept private. A small group of family and friends celebrated him in a private ceremony.

Additionally, fans gathered outside Paisley Park were given round purple boxes containing a color photo of Prince along with a “3121” t-shirt, the Associated Press reports.

Update: According to a statement from the family, an “announcement will be made at a future date for a musical celebration.”

Prince died Thursday after being found unresponsive in an elevator. An autopsy was conducted Friday, but the results won’t be known for at least four weeks.


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