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Update: LAPD Says They Cannot Confirm Legendary Musician Tom Petty's Death

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Tom Petty playing with the Heartbreakers in 2014. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)
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Update [2:10 p.m.] The LAPD has tweeted that "Initial information was inadvertently provided to some media sources" and that the department has no information on the singer's death. TMZ reports that the singer is still "clinging to life," although he has been removed from life support. CBS has updated their original story. Variety, however, still reports that a source has confirmed Petty's death.

Update [1:10 p.m.] Tom Petty has died at 66, according to CBS News, who report that the LAPD has confirmed the legendary musician's death.

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Singer-songwriter Tom Petty was rushed to the hospital after being found unconscious and "in full cardiac arrest" at his Malibu home on Sunday night, TMZ reports.

Petty, who rose to fame in the 1970s with his eponymous band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, is reportedly in critical condition at the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital. TMZ claims Petty, who is 66, was not breathing when he was discovered, but EMTs were able to find a pulse; according to TMZ, Petty was placed on life support after arriving at the hospital.

Petty and the Heartbreakers played three shows at the Hollywood Bowl last month during their 40th anniversary tour, which received rave reviews.

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