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The news source has reported that the coroner’s office spokesman Ed Winter said the 41-year-old hanged himself from a bedroom door in his home near Los Angeles.
Few additional details have been released at this time, but Billboard have reported that a half-empty bottle of alcohol was found in the room. No drug use was evident.
Yesterday, it was confirmed that Bennington had died at the age of 41.
Bennington has been in Linkin Park since 1999 and was part of the band’s massively successful Hybrid Theory, released in 2000. He has been a part of the band’s seven albums: 2003’s Meteora, 2007’s Minutes To Midnight, 2010’s A Thousand Suns, 2012’s Living Things, 2014’s The Hunting Party and their most recent released, 2017’s One More Light.
Our thoughts are with Bennington's family and friends at this time.
If you or someone you know is struggling with mental illness, there is help to be found. Please consider these online resources and talk to your regular doctor about your symptoms:
MentalHealth.gov – Get Immediate Help
ImAlive – Online Crisis Network
International Association For Suicide Prevention – Resources
The Anxiety And Depression Association Of America
The National Alliance On Mental Illness
American Psychiatric Association – Finding Help
National Institute Of Mental Health
American Psychological Association – Psychologist locator