A stunning news story made headlines last Friday after the body of a famous musician was found. Tim Bergling, best known as DJ Avicii, has died at the age of 28.
"Tim Bergling, the Swedish EDM DJ and producer, known as Avicii, died Friday at the age of 28, his representative confirmed. A cause of death was not immediately revealed," reported Rolling Stone.
A representative for Avicii released the following statement:
"It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. 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. No further statements will be given."
Now, Avicci's family is releasing a statement about his death. In it, they thanked fans and said they are holding tight to Tim's memories through his songs.
"We would like to thank you for the support and the loving words about our son and brother. We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim’s music and have precious memories of his songs. Thank you for all the initiatives taken to honor Tim, with public gatherings, church bells ringing out his music, tributes at Coachella and moments of silence around the world. We are grateful for the privacy during this difficult time. Our wish is that it continues that way. With love, The Tim Bergling Family."
Please join us in praying for his family during this devastating time.
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