‘He Could Not Go on Any longer’: Avicii’s Family Releases New Statement on DJ’s Death

The family of Avicii has released a new statement regarding the world-famous deejay’s death at age 28.

Musician Avicii accepts the Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist award onstage during the 2013 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Musician Avicii accepts the Favorite Electronic Dance Music Artist award onstage during the 2013 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Swedish EDM superstar, whose birth name was Tim Bergling, was found dead last week in Muscat, Oman. Details surrounding his death have not been revealed, though Oman officials have ruled out foul play.

Released Thursday, the family’s latest statement doesn’t specify the circumstances of Avicii’s death, although some language suggests that the Grammy winner may have committed suicide.

“He really struggled with thoughts about Meaning, Life, Happiness,” the statement read. “He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace.”

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