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Dubstep star Cookie Monsta DJ dies at 31, ‘devastated’ label confirms

Dubstep star DJ Cookie Monsta has died at the age of 31-years-old.

The star's music label, Circus Records, confirmed the tragic news on its Twitter account.

In the tweet, posted on Friday, the record label said all members of staff are "devastated" by his death.

It is yet to be confirmed what is the cause of the DJ's, real name Tony Cook, death.

Circus Records tweeted: "Our beloved Tony Cook (aka Cookie Monsta) has left us.

"We are devastated, no words can contain our feelings on such a day.

"All of our thoughts go to Tony's family, friends and our heart especially goes out to Tony's son Olly, the Mini Monsta.

"The world will miss you Cookie, we will miss you brother."

The post finished with the words: "Out of respect for Tony's family, we will hold off on commenting any further until deemed appropriate."

Tony was most well known for his tracks Ruff and Blurgh.

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