TMZ: Avicii Fatally Cut Himself

Sources say star DJ used a broken bottle to kill himself
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted May 1, 2018 6:01 AM CDT
Report Has New Details on Avicii's Death
The late Swedish DJ Avicii.   (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)

The family of Swedish DJ Avicii has suggested the 28-year-old committed suicide, and a new report from TMZ has troubling details on the method. The website cites multiple sources who say that Avicii used a shard of glass from a broken bottle to fatally cut himself. Avicii had been a leading figure in the genre of electronic dance music but had reportedly fought alcoholism and depression for years. One lesser-known aspect that has come to light since his death: The entertainer, real name Tim Bergling, had donated millions to charity over the years, particularly ones to fight hunger, reports Page Six. (More Avicii stories.)

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