Avicii's Family Issues Its First Public Statement

The Bergling family has issued a formal statement following the death Avicii last week.

The family Tim Bergling (aka Avicii) landed in Muscat, Oman this weekend following the DJ’s death.  The statement declines to discuss the reason for Avicii’s death, though Oman Police have ruled out any foul play.

At this stage, the family has requested privacy as they deal with this tragedy.  Of course, the short statement is only fueling speculation what ultimately killed Avicii, though Oman Police statements strongly indicate a substance-related issue or suicide.

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Earlier today, Avicii companion Laidback Luke fered some depressing insights into Avicii’s life leading up to his death.  The Dutch DJ feared an ’27 Club’ ending for Avicii after witnessing the mental and physical exhaustion being endured by Bergling, not to mention heavy alcohol consumption.

Here’s what Luke, aka Cornelis van Scheppingen, relayed in the 2016 Billboard op-ed:


R.I.P. Avicii.