Avicii 'Dies After Cutting Himself And Bleeding To Death', Report Says

The electronic dance DJ Shortly after police ruled out foul play, Bergling suffered from acute pancreatitis In the 2017 documentary 'Avicii: True Stories, ' the DJ said he was "going to die", and the touring lifestyle would kill him.

Swedish DJ and producer Avicii committed suicide with broken glass that he used to cut himself, reports tmz.com.

According to TMZ, while some sources claim the fatal wound was inflicted on Avicii's neck, another said it was the DJ's wrist. The details have not been confirmed. In a heartfelt statement released by his family, it is implied that the DJ phenomenon took his own life.

Last week, Avicii's family in an open letter said he "wanted peace" and "could not go on any longer".

The 28-year-old whose real name was Tim Bergling was found dead on April 20 while on vacation in Oman.

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In 2016, Avicii had retired from public performances, citing health issues.

One of my favourite artists today, Marina Diamandis (Marina and the Diamonds) had some choice words to say on this matter, and I'd say she hit the nail right on the head. "An over-achieving perfectionist who travelled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress", read the statement, released Thursday. Avicii reportedly used the glass to cause massive bleeding. His family also admitted that while he loved his fans, the spotlight made him very uncomfortable.

In 2014, Bergling was again hospitalised and forced to have his gallbladder and appendix removed.

If you are concerned about the mental health of yourself or a loved one, seek support and information by calling LifeLine on 13 11 14. Avicii's loved ones vowed that his music would keep his memory alive.

Spin has reached out to Avicii's representatives for further comment.

  • Michelle Webb