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Linkin Park Lead Singer Commits Suicide

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, was found dead this morning.

According to TMZ, Bennington hung himself inside his home in Palos Verdes, Ca.

His body was discovered this morning around 9am.

Bennington leaves behind 6 children from 2 wives.

New day to focus on what's important!! LOVE

A post shared by Chester Bennington (@chesterbe) on

He was known to have battled with drug and alcohol issues.

It’s also important to note that he was very close with Chris Cornell, the lead singer of Soundgarden, who hung himself in May. Today would have been Cornell’s 53rd birthday.

Bennington was 41.

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