Singer Tom Petty didn’t pass away but clinging to life

Update: Tom Petty died peacefully at 8:40 p.m. PT

Rock legend Tom Petty remains unconscious after suffering cardiac arrest on Sunday night.

CBS first said the the 66-year-old musician had died but the LAPD say they have no confirmation.

Petty was taken to UCLA Santa Monica Hospital after he was found unconscious in his home and was put on life support.

The news of his death spread widely on social media before it was corrected.

At the time of writing this he is clinging to life in the hospital after a reported heart attack.

 

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