The Bad Seeds singer's 15-year-old son Arthur died Tuesday after falling from a cliff, according to the Sussex Police.
Police said that the younger Cave fell from the cliffs of Ovingdean Gap and was found with life-threatening injuries at 6 p.m. Tuesday. He later died of those injuries after being transported to a hospital.
Nick Cave's 15-year-old son dies after fall from cliff
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Susie Bick and Nick Cave with their children Earl and Arthur (R) attends the front row for the Philip Treacy show on day 3 of London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013, at The Royal Courts Of Justice on September 16, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Nick Harvey/WireImage)
British producer Iain Forsyth (L) and Australian screenwriter Nick Cave (R) attend a photocall for the film '20,000 Days on Earth' presented in the Berlinale Panorama section of the 64th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, on February 10, 2014. The 64th Berlinale, the first major European film festival of the year, with 24 international productions screening in the main showcase takes place until Febuary 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: Nick Cave performs on the Other Stage during day 4 of the 2013 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm on June 29, 2013 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 21: (L-R) Filmmaker Iain Forsyth, documentary subject Nick Cave, and filmmaker Jane Pollard pose for a portrait during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival at the WireImage Portrait Studio at the Village At The Lift Presented By McDonald's McCafe on January 21, 2014 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 13: Singer Nick Cave performs at the NPR 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival held at Stubbs Ampitheatre on March 13, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for SXSW)
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Foul play is not suspected in Cave's death, police said.
In a statement, Nick Cave and his wife Susie called Arthur (pictured at left) their "beautiful, happy, loving boy."
"Our son Arthur died on Tuesday evening. He was our beautiful, happy, loving boy," the couple said.