Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Singer, Dead at 41
At 8:56 a.m., local police responded to an address in the 2800 block of Via Vittoria in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. The Coroner’s office responded shortly after 9 a.m. and is current at the scene conducting a full investigation.
The death is being treated as an apparent suicide.
TMZ first reported the news. Law enforcement sources told the outlet that he was found after hanging himself.
Bennington was good friends with Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, who was found dead in May. His death was ruled a suicide by hanging.
Today, July 20, was Cornell’s birthday.
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