Tom Petty, iconic rock legend who fronted The Heartbreakers, passed away yesterday after being rushed to the hospital in full cardiac arrest.
Petty’s camp has released the following statement.
On behalf of the Tom Petty family, we are devastated to announce the untimely death of of our father, husband, brother, leader and friend Tom Petty,” Dimitriades wrote. “He suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu in the early hours of this morning and was taken to UCLA Medical Center but could not be revived. He died peacefully at 8:40 p.m. PT surrounded by family, his bandmates and friends.
Our thoughts are with the Petty family in this difficult time.