Published: Saturday 21 April, 2018

International DJ Avicii Dead at 28, Cause of Death Still a Mystery

Swedish DJ Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, is dead. Avicii did in Oman a few hours ago at the age of 28. The cause of death has not been revealed and the family’s spokesperson said no further details about his death will be issued.

“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” said his representative in a statement. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time.”

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“No further statements will be given,” said the statement in conclusion.

One of the most successful electronic dance-music artists of all time, Aviccii retired at the peak of his career citing health reasons.

“I know I am blessed to be able to travel all around the world and perform, but I have too little left for the life of a real person behind the artist,” he said at the time.

According to reports, he suffered from acute pancreatitis due to his excessive drinking. He also had his gall bladder and appendix removed in 2014.