Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies age 41

 Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies age 41

 

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington has died aged 41, LA County Coroner says.

The coroner said Bennington apparently hanged himself. His body was found at a private home in the county at 09:00 local time (17:00 GMT) on Thursday.

Bennington was said to be close to Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell, who took his own life in May.

Formed in 1996, Linkin Park have sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and won two Grammy Awards.

The band had a string of hits including Faint, In The End and Crawling, and collaborated with the rapper Jay-Z

 

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Linkin Park members Chester Bennington (left) and Mike Shinoda (right) perform onstage at The O2 Arena in London, as part of their One More Light Tour. Bennington committed suicide this week in a private home in L.A. The band was set to perform in Vancouver this fall

 

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Chester Bennington Jumping on Stage

 

RIP Chester and our thoughts go out to his family and friends

 

 

 

 

 

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