We are devastated to inform you that Linkin Park’s singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide by hanging himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 AM.
Chester was married with 6 children from 2 wives.
The singer struggled with drugs and alcohol for years. He had said in the past he had considered committing suicide because he had been abused as a child by an older male.
According to TMZ, Bennington was found in his private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. county today (July 20) just before 9AM PT.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned as further details emerge.
Source: Loudwire and TMZ