Nick Cave pays tribute to son who died after Sussex cliff fall

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Sussex-based musician Nick Cave has paid tribute to his teenage son who died after falling from a cliff.

The 15-year-old had suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital but died later, said Sussex Police.

Cave and his wife Susie said: “ Our son Arthur died on Tuesday evening. He was our beautiful, happy loving boy.

“We ask that we be given the privacy our family needs to grieve at this difficult time.”

Police said the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Arthur died at the Royal Sussex County Hospital after falling from a cliff in the Brighton area. A coroner is now investigating his death.

Cave, 57, who lives in Brighton, is an Australian musician and songwriter, best known as being lead singer of the band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, an alternative rock group formed in Melbourne in 1983.