Family Of Avicii Releases Statement Following The Star's Death

The family of DJ Avicii has released a statement following the news of his death.

The Swedish DJ, real name Tim Bergling, passed away suddenly at the age of 28 in Oman last Friday.

In a statement released by E! News, his family said: "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 honour Tim, with public gatherings, church bells ringing out his music, tributes at Coachella and moments of silence around the world.

"We are very grateful for the privacy during this difficult time. Our wish is that it continues that way. With love, the Tim Bergling Family."

Post mortems have taken place but no cause of death has been revealed, however his body is free to be flown home to Sweden after foul play was ruled out.

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