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Police Rules out Criminal Suspicion in Avicii’s Death

Artist, Producer, and DJ Tim Bergling, a.k.a. Avicii was found dead at a resort in Muscat, Oman last Friday.

According to reports coming from various media outlets, unnamed sources with the Oman Police department have confirmed that they have ‘’no criminal suspicion’’ in the death of the Swedish DJ and producer Avicii.

The 28-year-old Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead at a resort in Muscat, the capital of Oman, on 28th April.  His body will be flown from Oman back to Sweden next week.

“Two autopsies were carried out, one yesterday and one today and we absolutely confirmed that there is no criminal suspicion in the death,” a source with the Royal Police of Oman told news agency AFP.

The tragic passing away of Avicii led to a wave of sorrow and grief back in his native country. Thousands of his fans descended on central Stockholm after hearing the news of his death.

One fan shared the below mentioned video on his Twitter account to depict fans who gathered in central Stockhold to mourn Avicii’s death.

Life of Avicii

Avicii first came into the spotlight when his 2011 single ‘’Levels’’ went hit on the music scene. He was a great example of the dance music DJs who achieved the same level of prominence as their pop-star counterparts. Till date, his songs have attracted more than a billion listeners on Spotify.

The best-known song of Avicii was his 2012 ‘’Wake Me Up’’ which reached the No.4 position on the Hot 100 chart of Billboard. Avicii was also nominated for two Grammys in the best dance recording category, in 2012 and 2013.

Apart from recording music on his own, Avicii was also a well-known music producer throughout the world. So popular was his music that he produced music for the likes of Coldplay and Madonna, due to which he became one of the best-paid DJs in the world.

In 2015, for instance, Forbes released a list of the best-paid DJs in the world, in which Avicii was ranked as the six highest grosser. He earned an estimated $19 million during the same year.

However, during the time that his career was scaling new heights, Avicii was also fighting with health scares. For, in 2011, he was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis and he had his appendix and gallbladder removed in 2016.

Avicii is survived by his parents; his brothers, Anton Korberg and David Bergling, and his sister, Linda Sterner.

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