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Police rule out foul play in Avicii death following two post-mortems

Swedish DJ-producer Avicii died on Friday in Oman. Credit: PA

Police in Oman have conducted two post-mortems on the body of Grammy-nominated electronic dance artist DJ Avicii, who died on Friday aged 28, according to Swedish media reports.

Hundreds of fans of Avicii gather to honour him at Sergels torg in central Stockholm. Credit: PA

Public broadcaster SVT reported on Sunday that the post-mortems revealed nothing suspicious and foul play has been ruled out in the performer’s death.

The broadcaster says the body has been cleared to be taken back to Avicii’s native Sweden, where he was born as Tim Bergling.

Avicii pictured in 2015. Credit: (Yui Mok/PA)

Fans gathered in Stockholm to pay tribute, observing a minutes silence in his honour on Saturday.

Swedish tabloid Expressen said Avicii stayed at the Muscat Hills Resort while on holiday in Oman.

Expressen said he spent time with friends, went kitesurfing and enjoyed the country so much was planning to stay a few extra days.