UPDATE: A false report issued by the Los Angeles Police Department has lead to widespread reporting that Tom Petty had passed away – he has not.

TMZ reports that the rock legend is still, “clinging to life”.


TMZ is reporting that Tom Petty was rushed to the hospital after being found unconscious in his home on Sunday Night. The rocker was not breathing and was in full cardiac arrest.

EMTs were called to his home in Malibu and were able to get a pulse from him. He was immediately taken to the hospital, where sources have stated that he has been put on life support. At this moment his condition is unknown but he was in a critical state when he was found unconscious in his home.

The story is still developing.