The bad news continues!
According to TMZ, rock legend Tom Petty has suffered a “full cardiac arrest.”
He was reportedly found unconscious and not breathing in his Malibu home last night.
The 66 year old; who just visited Ottawa for the first time in over 30 years this past summer for #ottawabluesfest, was rushed to UCLA Santa Monica Hospital where he was put on life support.
According to the report; he was later removed from life support as it was found that he had no brain activity.
CBS news has confirmed this story and sadly, Tom Petty has passed away at the age of 66.
Updates to follow;
TMZ has gone back on their story saying that Tom Petty is — clinging to life in hospital.
One way or another, Tom Petty is in very grave condition and it may well be that the family has pulled together and kept this ultra private.
Global News could not get comment from the Sheriff’s Department.
So this story is hanging.
Regardless, our thoughts and prayers to Tom Petty and his family in this very trying time.