The family of Swedish DJ Avicii have released a statement following his death.

The superstar DJ, real name Tim Bergling, died on Friday in Oman at the age of 28, and although the cause of death is still unknown, police are treating it as not suspicious.

The statement thanks fans, friends and colleagues of Bergling for their outpouring of support in recent days - including a tribute paid to him at California's Coachella festival at the weekend.

Read it below in full:

"We would like to thank you for the support and the loving words about our son and brother. We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim’s music and have precious memories of his songs.

Thank you for all the initiatives taken to honor Tim, with public gatherings, church bells ringing out his music, tributes at Coachella and moments of silence around the world.

We are grateful for the privacy during this difficult time. Our wish is that it continues that way.

With love,
The Tim Bergling Family"