The Heartbreaker, Tom Petty has passed away

Tom Petty died surrounded by his family, bandmates, and friends on Monday night.

On Sunday night, Tom Petty suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu. News outlets accidentally declared that the singer had died prematurely on Monday afternoon. While the LAPD denounced the news, his passing was inevitable. At 8:40PM PST on Monday, Tom Petty died peacefully surrounded by his family, his bandmates and his friends. This was confirmed by the following post on the official TomPetty.com website.

<p>Official statement from TomPetty.com</p>

Official statement from TomPetty.com

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