Arthur's death is not being treated as suspicious
Andrew Trendell

13:04 15th July 2015

Nick Cave's 15-year-old son Arthur has died after falling from a cliff in Brighton, police have confirmed. 

The Bad Seeds frontman's child fell from a cliff at the Ovingdean Gap in Sussex, and was found by a member of the public at 6pm last night (Tuesday 14 July).

Cave, wife Susie Bick and Arthur's twin brother Earl issued a family statement describing him as a "beautiful, happy loving boy."

"We ask that we be given the privacy our family needs to grieve at this difficult time," they continued. 

Arthur and Earl featured in Cave's acclaimed documentary film, 20,000 Days On Earth

Watch the trailer for 20,000 Days On Earth below

Police state that his death is not being treated as suspicious. 

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