COUNTY NEWS: Musician Nick Cave pays tribute to son who died in cliff fall

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Arthur Cave SUS-150715-134541001

The 15-year-old son of musician Nick Cave has died after falling from a cliff.

Arthur Cave, of Lewes Crescent, Brighton, was found with life-threatening injuries on the underpass of Ovingdean Gap at 6pm on Tuesday, July 14.

He was rushed to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, but died from his injuries later that evening.

Sussex Police has said the death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroner is investigating.

The teenager’s parents, Nick and Susie Cave, have paid tribute to their son. They 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.”

Nick Cave is an Australian musician and songwriter, best known as the singer of the band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

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