The Tubular Bells hitmaker and his family released a statement on Wednesday (20May15) confirming that Dougal had passed away on Sunday (17May15).

Dougal collapsed and died during an evening shift at his job as an edit assistant at a London-based TV production company. A post mortem examination confirmed that he died of natural causes.

The statement reads, "The family are touched by the messages of love and support. They do ask that the family's privacy be respected at this difficult time."