United States Popular and well known musician Tom Petty has died in California aged 66. This is in accordance with a statement that was issued on behalf of his family. Tom Petty was found unconscious, not breathing and in full cardiac arrest at his Malibu home early on Monday, 2nd October 2017.
Tony Dimitriades, his long-time manager had this to say;-
“He died peacefully at 20:40 Pacific time (03:40 GMT Tuesday) surrounded by family, his bandmates and friends.”
He was taken to hospital, but could not be revived and died later that evening. Tom Petty was best known as the lead singer of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. Among his hit songs are American Girl, Breakdown, Free Fallin’, Learning to Fly and Refugee.
Tom Petty was the co-founder of the Traveling Wilburys group in the late 1980s, touring with Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne and George Harrison.
May his soul Rest In Peace.