Nick Cave's son dies: Arthur's twin pays tribute to sibling - 'You were the best brother I could ever ask for'

Arthur Cave, 15, was found beneath Ovingdean Cliff near Brighton

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The twin of Nick Cave’s teenage son has left a note paying tribute to his brother at the cliff from which he fell and died.

Arthur Cave, 15, died after falling from the cliffs at Ovingdean Gap on Tuesday evening.

His twin brother, son of singer Nick Cave and wife Susie Bick, paid tribute to his sibling in a hand-written note left at the scene yesterday.

“Arthur – I love you so much,” the note reads. “You were a joy to be around and I will never forget you.

It ends: “You were the best brother I could ever ask for.”

His family appeared at the scene for a few minutes yesterday. Mrs Cave and her son walked to where Arthur’s friends placed flowers and tributes to the teenager, while Mr Cave remained by the car after acknowledging his son’s friends at the scene.

Yesterday, the family released a statement asking for privacy but paying tribute to their “beautiful, happy, loving boy.”

 Sussex police confirmed the teenager’s death but said the death was not being treated as suspicious. Arthur was found by members of the public on the underpass of Ovingdean Gap at around 6pm on Tuesday night and airlifted to the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

Mr Cave had lived in Brighton with his family for around 11 years, having moved around the world. The family home is just three miles from the scene of the accident, the Guardian reported.  

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