The Australian-born rocker's 15 years old son tumbled off a 60-foot cliff in Brighton, England
Australian rock artist Nick Cave lost his son on Tuesday.
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The 15-year old son Arthur Cave fell off a 60 feet tall cliff in Bridgton, England and was found unconscious at the bottom of the Ovington Gap Cliff at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
The boy sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to a Hospital in Brighton, where he died later in the evening as a result of those injuries.
A spokesperson for the Sussex police said. “Members of the public carried out first aid on the boy before he was taken to the Royal Sussex county hospital, Bridhton, just after 6 p.m. He later died there of his injuries. The death is being dealt by the coroner’s officer.”
Coroner is investigating further about the fatal incident. However the death is not being treated as suspicious.
In a statement, Cave and his wife Susie revealed the terrible news. “Our son Arthur died on Tuesday evening. He was our beautiful, happy loving boy.”
The family asked for privacy to get them through this difficult time.
Nick Cave is best known as the founder and the frontman of rock band “Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds”. He formed the band in 1983. The 57-year old singer was living in U.K. since 1980. In 1999, he married to a British model Susie Bick with whom he had twin sons, Arthur and Ash.
Both Arthur and Ash have also appeared in “20,000 Days on Earth, a 2014 documentary about their father Nick Cave.
Many personalities from the music world as well as outside offered their condolences to the family, following the death of their child.
Very sad to hear the news about Arthur cave. My thoughts are with nick and the rest of the family. Heartbreaking.— Brian Mcfadden (@BrianMcFadden) July 15, 2015
Dear Nick Cave & family. I am so sorry. Losing a child is unimaginable. Heartfelt sympathy to you x— Clare Curran (@clarecurranmp) July 15, 2015
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