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Report: Avicii died from apparent suicide

His family issued a statement saying, "He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace."

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Less than a week after renowned EDM DJ Avicii died, his family has issued a second statement implying that the cause of death was suicide.

Police ruled out "criminal suspicion" days ago, and now the DJ's family has confirmed that "he could not go on any longer." Read their statement below via Rolling Stone:

"Our beloved Tim was a seeker, a fragile artistic soul searching for answers to existential questions. An over-achieving perfectionist who traveled and worked hard at a pace that led to extreme stress. When he stopped touring, he wanted to find a balance in life to be happy and be able to do what he loved most – music. He really struggled with thoughts about Meaning, Life, Happiness. He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace. Tim was not made for the business machine he found himself in; he was a sensitive guy who loved his fans but shunned the spotlight. Tim, you will forever be loved and sadly missed. The person you were and your music will keep your memory alive."

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