Coroner confirms Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington died by hanging

Chester Bennington
Chester Bennington performing in June 2017. Photograph: Mairo Cinquetti/Rex/Shutterstock

The 41-year-old’s demise is being dealt with as a presumed suicide after he was discovered dead by a representative in his private home.

Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington passed on by hanging, the Los Angeles County coroner has affirmed.

The 41-year-old was found by a worker on Thursday in the room of his home and keeping in mind that a note has not been discovered, the passing is being dealt with as a speculated suicide. A post-mortem examination is pending.

Bennington had talked about his battles with medication and liquor enslavement, and in addition melancholy. “My entire life, I’ve quite recently felt somewhat off,” he said in a meeting not long ago with Music Choice. “I end up getting into these examples of conduct or thought – particularly when I’m stuck up here [in my head]; I jump at the chance to state that, ‘This resembles an awful neighborhood, and I ought not go strolling alone.'”

The vocalist had been dear companions with artist Chris Cornell, who killed himself not long ago; Thursday would have denoted his 53rd birthday. Bennington performed at his burial service and respected him by means of a post via web-based networking media after his passing, saying that he “can’t envision a world” without him in it. Cornell’s dowager, Vicky Cornell, tweeted yesterday: “Exactly when I figured my heart couldn’t break any more…..I adore you.”

Tributes have kept on pouring in for Bennington from the music business, with Bennington’s previous bandmates at the Stone Temple Pilots (he moored the band from 2013 to 2015) issuing an announcement on their official site, entitled “Chester”.

“It is a dismal day today to realize that such huge numbers of us will never again share in your chuckling, companionship and cherish,” it peruses. “You indicated us consistently what it is to be an unbelievable individual. A signal of light and expectation is the thing that you will dependably be to us. We adore you Chester. We will miss you.”

Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst likewise recollected that him on Instagram, offering a photo of the match to the words “Going to miss you”, while Placebo cautioned on Facebook of the “dangerous idea of the twin evil spirits of enslavement and dejection”.

It was likewise uncovered that Bennington, alongside his kindred band individuals, had as of late wrapped a scene of Carpool Karaoke with James Corden days before his demise. Linkin Park discharged their last collection not long ago and had been visiting before Bennington’s passing.

In the US, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is 1-800-273-8255. In the UK, the Samaritans can be reached on 116 123. In Australia, the emergency bolster benefit Lifeline is on 13 11 14.



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