Avicii reportedly died from massive blood loss, claims a new report from TMZ.
Citing "multiple sources familiar with the circumstances surrounding the famous DJ's death," a graphic TMZ article indicates the Swedish EDM star, whose real name was Tim Bergling, sustained fatal injuries that were "self inflicted".
The TMZ report also speculated about tragic details, which have not been formally corroborated by the late-DJ's reps.
Bergling was found dead in Muscat, Oman, on April 20th. He was 28 years old. Following his death, Middle Eastern authorities quickly ruled out foul play and a statement from the musician's family last week seemed to suggest that the world famous producer may have taken his own life.
Here is the family's statement in full:
As previously reported, in 2016 Avicii retired from live touring, citing health issues. In 2014 Bergling had to have his gallbladder and appendix taken out, and he experienced acute pancreatitis — an inflammation of the pancreas that was reportedly caused by alcohol abuse.
Before his death, the Wake Me Up producer had expressed fears he was "going to die" in a 2017 documentary.
In Avicii: True Stories, a doco briefly streamed Netflix from director, Levan Tsikurishvili, Bergling seemed resolute that going on the road again would kill him.
"I have said, like, I'm going to die," Bergling told cameras. "I have said it so many times. And so I don't want to hear that I should entertain the thought of doing another gig."
In the film, he went on to talk about how he felt his decision was not something that was supported by everyone around him.
"When I decided to stop, I expected something completely different," he said. "I expected support, particularly considering everything I have been through. I have been very open with everyone I work with, and everyone who knows me. Everyone knows that I've had anxiety and that I have tried. I did not expect that people would try to pressure me into doing more gigs."
He added, "They have seen how ill I have felt by doing it, but I had a lot of push-back when I wanted to stop doing gigs."
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