TMZ has reported that Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington commited suicide. Authorities informed TMZ that the singer hanged himself at a residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. Palos Verdes police confirmed to the Radio.com that they responded to a call on 28oo block of Via Victoria at 8:56 PT.
Today would have been Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday, the singer also committed suicide by hanging on May 18 of this year. Bennington was 41 years old and he was a father of 6 children from 2 wives.
The story is developing and we will continue to provide information as it becomes available.