The Los Angeles Police Department has apologized for wrongly reporting the death of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer Tom Petty.
Tom was found in full cardiac arrest in his home in Malibu, California on Sunday and rushed to the hospital before being taken off life support, but according to his family, he remained alive with no brain function on.
Tom Petty And Heartbreakers, LAPD apologizes for Tom's false death report
Previously, the information obtained officially from the LAPD about the death of Tom Petty and now they apologize for their false report of Tom's death telling that it was not in a position to confirm information about the singer an through a couple of tweets.
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(1/2)The LAPD has no information about the passing of singer Tom Petty. Initial information was inadvertantly provided to some media sources— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) October 2, 2017
(2/2) However, the LAPD has no investigative role in this matter. We apologize for any inconvenience in this reporting.— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) October 2, 2017
The apology came after tests confirmed on Monday morning that the Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers lead singer had no brain function- hours after he suffered a devastating cardiac arrest.
Video: After 30 Years...Tom Petty Still Rocks
As firstly reported by TMZ, the Veteran star had been found unconscious and not breathing at his Malibu home on Sunday night and after the false report of Tom's death began to circulate, his daughter Annakim Violette Petty took her Instagram and blast the media in profanity-laden posts.
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@rollingstone my dad is not dead yet but your fucking magazine is ??????your slime?? has been pieces of tabloid dog shit. You put the worst artists on your covers do zero research. How dare you report that my father has died just to get press because your articles and photos are so dated. I will fucking shit down your throat and your family's . Try not being a trump vibe. This is my father not a celebrity. An artist and human being. Fuck u
Representatives for Tom Petty have yet to respond to requests for comment.