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Musician, DJ & Producer Avicii Dead At 28

Apr. 20 2018, Updated 6:55 p.m. ET

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Musician, DJ & record producer Avicii died on Thursday afternoon at the age of 28, according to a statement from his rep.

“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii" the statement reads. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th.  The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given.”

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Avicii was known for producing major hit songs including "Wake Me Up" featuring Aloe Blacc.  He had retired from performing back in 2016 citing health reasons.

No word on what the cause of death is as of yet.  Story developing...

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