Horrible news has come through this evening with reports Australian musical icon Nick Cave’s son Arthur has died after sustaining injuries from a fall off a cliff in Brighton, UK.
BBC News is reporting that the 15-year-old was found Tuesday evening, England time, at an underpass named Ovingdean Gap with serious injuries and taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, but died later from his injuries.
Nick and his wife Susie have released a statement saying “Our son Arthur died on Tuesday evening. He was our beautiful, happy loving boy. We ask that we be given the privacy our family needs to grieve at this difficult time.”
The incident is being treated as a tragic accident
Well known for his project Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Nick is one of Australia’s most cherished musical icons and all of our thoughts are with him and his family after this horrible accident.