Tom Petty’s manager has released a statement on behalf of his family confirming that the he has died. According to the statement, Petty died at approximately 11:40 PM EST surrounded by family, friends, and bandmates.
Earlier today, he was found unresponsive after suffering from cardiac arrest in his home. After arriving at the hospital, it was determined that Petty had no brain activity and the family ultimately decided to remove him from life support.
Here is the statement from Petty’s manager: