Tom Petty has passed away, right after he was rushed to Santa Monica hospital Sunday night and placed on life support. Petty is famously-known for his work with the band Tom Petty and the HeartBreakers.
Petty died from a case of full cardiac arrest. He was 66 years old. The late singer had spent almost 50 years in the industry, beginning his career in 1970. In 2002, he was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The rock star was found unconscious and not breathing, Sunday night. When EMTs arrived at Petty’s Malibu home, they discovered that Petty had no pulse. He was rushed to Santa Monica hospital, where he was reportedly placed on life support. He was in critical condition from the moment he was found in his home to the time of his death on Monday afternoon.