Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dead At 41 In Apparent Suicide

UPDATE:

More details have now come to light in the tragic death of Chester Bennington. Joey Napoli, spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department, has now told the Los Angeles Times that firefighters were called to respond to a cardiac arrest at about 9 a.m. in Palos Verdes Estates, and then left by 9:29 a.m. Police are neither confirming or denying the suicide by hanging reports. His family was not home at the time of his death, and police Captain Mark Velez has told The Daily Breeze that Bennington‘s body was found by a housekeeper. No suicide note has has been found.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington has committed suicide at the age of 41. According to TMZ, the vocalist hung himself at his Palos Verdes Estates residence in Los Angeles county. The Associated Press then confirmed the news and said Brian Elias, spokesman for the Los Angeles County’s coroner, told them that the death is being investigated as suicide. Bennington is survived by his six children. On another note, his death oddly happened on the same day as the late Chris Cornell‘s 53rd birthday. Bennington had sung “Hallelujah” at Cornell‘s funeral in May. R.I.P.

Mike Shinoda tweeted the following:

Coincidentally, the band released a new video for the track “Talking To Myself” off their latest album “One More Light” before this tragic news broke:

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