Prince autopsy scheduled for Friday

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The autopsy to determine how the musician Prince died has been scheduled for 9 a.m. (10 a.m. ET) Friday at the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Ramsey, Minnesota, the agency said.

The words genius and icon are thrown around way too often. But they’re the only ones you use to describe the decade-defining, label-defying Prince. The Purple One died yesterday, sparking an outpouring of grief felt the world over. Fans gathered at his Paisley Park complex near Minneapolis, celebs tweeted their condolences, landmarks across the nation were bathed in purple, even President Obama noted his passing.

It was unclear what caused his death.