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What Happened to Avicii? New Details Regarding 28-Year-Old’s Death

What Happened to Avicii? New Details Regarding 28-Year-Old’s Death

DJ and producer Avicii was found dead in Oman last week, and now authorities are releasing new details about their investigation.

The 28-year-old, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was vacationing in the capital of Muscat when he passed away.

Royal Oman Police told CNN there were no signs of foul play and, "Two postmortems were carried out... and we can confirm that there is no criminal suspicion in the death.”

Authorities said his parents and two sisters are in Oman to retrieve his body, and are “completely devastated.”

His family released a statement to Variety on Monday to thank fans for their support, "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."

The message continued, "We are grateful for the privacy during this difficult time. Our wish is that it continues that way."

The Swedish musician was best known for his hits like “Wake Me Up” and “Hey Brother.”

He retired from live performing in 2016 due to his health. The star suffered from acute pancreatitis, a condition that can be caused by alcohol. Avicii was forced to cancel shows in 2014 while he had his gallbladder and appendix removed.

The 2017 film "Avicii: True Stories" gives fans an inside look at the star's life, intense relationship with fame, as well as his health problems.