Avicii dead: DJ looks happy in final pictures just three days before his death aged 28


AVICII, world-famous Swedish DJ, died at the age of 28 earlier today. In the final pictures before his death, the Wake Me Up hitmaker looked happy during his stay in Oman, where he was later found dead.

Avicii died aged 28, his press contact confirmed, saying that he had passed way in Muscat, Oman, where he had been visiting.

In snaps posted just three days before his untimely death, the Swedish-born star, whose songs include Hey Brother and Sunshine, could be seen relaxing at the Muscat Hills Resort.

He posed with fans, beaming for the camera looking suntanned and happy in shorts and a T-shirt.

The resort shared the pictures with their 4,900 followers, saying: “Thank you @avicii for coming to Muscat Hills Resort.

“We hope you had a great time!” they added.

One shot showed the EDM star posing with a blonde fan, who also shared the snap with her own 279 followers.

“Managed to get a photo with @avicii last night,” she gushed. “What a way to end my birthday weekend.”

Following the news of his death, she also shared a cute selfie with Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, showing him smiling broadly.

“RIP @avicii,” she wrote. “Can’t believe I got to meet you in Muscat just six days ago, far too young to go.”

Avicii dead: DJ was pictures with fans in Oman a week before his death

Avicii dead: DJ looked happy posing with a fan in Oman opening up about his gratitude for recognition in his career.

Writing to his 1.95 million Twitter followers on Wednesday, he shared his enthusiasm after being nominated for Top Dance/Electronic Album at the Billboard Music Awards 2018.

“Thanks for the nomination,” he said, adding a prayer emoji.

He also posted to his 18 million Facebook followers, saying that he was “honoured”.

His press contact confirmed that he had passed away earlier today in a statement to Swedish publication Dagens Nyheter.

Avicii dead: The Swedish DJ died today aged 28

Avicii dead: DJ was famous for Wake Me Up and Hey Brother

“It is with great sorrow that we must announce that Tim Bergling, known as the artist Avicii, is dead.

“He was in Muscat, Oman and was found dead during Friday afternoon local time,” the statement continued.

“The family is crushed and we ask you to show consideration and leave them alone in this difficult time.

“No more statements will be made.”

Avicii retired from live performing in 2016 citing health reasons.

Variety reported that he suffered with health problems including acute pancreatitis for several years and that he had both his gallbladder and appendix removed in 2014.

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