Chester Bennington of Linkin Park Has Passed Away

He was 41.

By //Music

Frontman of Linkin Park Chester Bennington has died from an apparent suicide, according to TMZ. The outlet reports his wife discovered the body early Thursday morning at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles County. He reportedly hung himself.

Chester was married with six children from two wives and has a history of struggling with addiction. Chester was a close friend and collaborator of Chris Cornell, who himself recently committed suicide by hanging earlier in May. Today would have been Cornell’s 53rd birthday.

Stay tuned for more details.

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