LOS ANGELES – Musician Tom Petty was reported on Monday to have died following cardiac arrest.
CBS News and celebrity website TMZ.com reported Petty’s death. Representatives for the singer did not return calls for confirmation.
TMZ.com cited law enforcement sources as saying Petty had been rushed to a southern California hospital after being found unconscious and in cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu on Sunday. The website said the singer, 66, was put on life support and that a decision was made later to remove the support.
Petty, the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, performed three shows in Los Angeles in September with the band.