A short time ago, TMZ reported that legendary musician Tom Petty had been found unconscious after suffering a cardiac arrest:


Tom Petty was rushed to the hospital Sunday night after he was found unconscious, not breathing and in full cardiac arrest … law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

EMTs rushed to his Malibu home and were able to get a pulse. He was rushed to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital and our sources say he was put on life support.

Petty’s condition is unknown but was critical from the moment he was found.

TMZ is now reporting that Petty has been disconnected from life support:

Awful if true.


Other media outlets are now reporting that Petty has passed away. He was just 66.

What an awful day. May he rest in peace.



Despite reports that Petty’s death had been confirmed, TMZ reports that he is still alive:

Conflicting reports still coming in.

We will continue to monitor this story and update with further developments.