New York, Apr 24: The body of pop icon Prince was cremated in a private ceremony, with a future public event in the works to remember him, a publicist said. “A few hours ago, Prince was celebrated by a small group of his most beloved: family, friends and his musicians, in a private, beautiful ceremony to say a loving goodbye,” spokeswoman Anna Meacham said in a statement. Also Read - Bajrang Dal Members in Bihar Force Muslim Man to Chant 'Jai Shri Ram', Thrash And Attempt to Slit His Throat on Refusal

“Prince’s remains have been cremated and their final storage will remain private.” But she added: “An announcement will be made at a future date for a musical celebration.”In line with statements from authorities, she said that at least four weeks would be needed for the results of an autopsy on Prince’s cause of death.(Also Read: Music superstar Prince dead; pop icon passes away 57) Also Read - Benedict Cumberbatch to play Satan in 'Good Omens'

The pop legend, renowned for his stamina and prolific musical output, died suddenly Thursday at his Paisley Park estate outside Minneapolis. Also Read - India, Moncaco should prioritise renewable energy, climate change for mutual benefit: Prez