Nick Cave’s Son Has Died

The 15 year-old was found yesterday at the bottom of a cliff.

July 15, 2015
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Nick Cave’s son Arthur died yesterday after falling from a cliff in Sussex, England. According to Mirror, a police spokesperson gave a short description of the tragic incident. “A 15-year-old boy who was found with life threatening injuries on the underpass of Ovingdean Gap, having fallen from the cliff above, has sadly died in hospital. Members of the public carried out first aid on the boy before he was taken to hospital just after 6pm. He later died there of his injuries.”

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Cave, famous for his work as a solo artist and with the Bad Seeds, issued a brief statement. "Our son Arthur died on Tuesday evening. He was our beautiful, happy loving boy. We ask that we be given the privacy our family needs to grieve at this difficult time."

Nick Cave’s Son Has Died