Popular DJ Mighty Mouse died suddenly of an aortic aneurysm.
British label Defected Records released the sad news on Thursday, confirming that the artist (real name Matthew Ward) has died at his home in Spain.
“It is with great sadness that we can confirm that Matthew Ward, aka Mighty Mouse, passed away suddenly last Thursday at his home in Spain,” the statement read.
“We are all lost without his immense presence and talent.
“Our thoughts are with his partner, Ellen, and his mum, Judy, as well as his family and many, many friends and supporters.
“We ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this terrible time.”
Ward wrote on October 18th about the new issue, just days before his death.
Following the news of his death, social media has been flooded with rumours.
Originally published as Popular DJ Mighty Mouse died suddenly of an aortic aneurysm