Tim Bergling, the Swedish DJ-producer who performed as Avicii, died of an apparent suicide. Bergling's family shared a statement about the musician's death, saying, "He really struggled with thoughts about meaning, life, happiness. He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace." "Our beloved Tim was a seeker, a fragile artistic soul searching for answers to existential questions," Bergling's family said. "An over-achieving perfectionist who traveled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress."
Swedish EDM DJ passed away on April 20 at the age of 28 Details continue to emerge after Swedish DJ and producer Avicii passed away suddenly in Oman last month (April 20). Real name Tim Bergling, the Grammy-nominated EDM star was 28. The official cause of death is not currently known, but reports claim the star took his own life. His family has said: “He could not go on any longer”.
“Avicii reportedly committed suicide with broken glass bottle” was Page Six’s headline. “Avicii’s suicide caused by self-inflicted cuts from glass,” reported TMZ. “In Avicii’s death, suicide details emerge,” the Los Angeles Times said. Sensational headlines like these continue to crop up following the death of 28-year-old DJ and artist Tim Bergling, better known as Avicii, who died by suicide last month. The news of Avicii’s death is deeply painful and confusing for many. It’s shocking that someone with so much could be so sad: He was young, beautiful, talented, wealthy, and widely loved. But shock is not a good excuse to throw ethics out the window when it comes to reporting his death.
Authorities are ruling out "criminal suspicion" in the death of superstar DJ Avicii, who died last week while vacationing in Oman. Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead Friday in the Omani capital of Muscat. A cause of death has not been released. "Two postmortems were carried out ... and we can confirm that there is no criminal suspicion in the death," Royal Oman Police told CNN. Avicii's parents, two sisters and one brother are in the nation to repatriate his body this week, according to police in Oman, a popular vacation destination on the Arabian Peninsula. His family is "completely devastated," police said.