Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington has died at the age of 41, the Associated Press has confirmed.
BREAKING: Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies at 41, Los Angeles County coroner says.
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 20, 2017
TMZ had originally reported that the singer hanged himself at his residence. The report says his body was discovered before 9 a.m. this morning by law enforcement officials.
Chester was close friends with Chris Cornell, and today would have been Cornell’s 53rd birthday. He shared this message after Cornell's death:
Linkin Park are scheduled to embark on a U.S. tour next week.
We will update as more information becomes available.