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Uncut JANUARY 11, 2016 - by Michael Bonner
DAVID BOWIE DIES AGED SIXTY-NINE
He had been suffering from cancer.
David Bowie has died aged sixty-nine.
According to a post on his official Facebook page, he had been suffering from cancer.
"David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous eighteen month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy during their time of grief."
Writing on Twitter, Bowie's son, the film director Duncan Jones, also confirmed the news.
Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all.
- Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) January 11, 2016
The news has been confirmed to Uncut by Bowie's UK publicist.