Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington commits suicide

Chester Bennington of the band Linkin Park
Chester Bennington of the band Linkin Park

Los Angeles - Celebrity website TMZ, citing law enforcement sources, said Bennington, 41, had hung himself at his Palos Verdes home near Los Angeles.



By Reuters

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017, 10:56 PM

Last updated: Sat 22 Jul 2017, 9:00 AM

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of rock band Linkin Park, was reported to have committed suicide on Thursday at his southern California home.
Celebrity website TMZ, citing law enforcement sources, said Bennington, 41, had hung himself at his Palos Verdes home near Los Angeles.
A Palos Verdes police spokesman could not confirm the report. But spokesman Greg Robinson said in a statement that officers had been dispatched to an address in Palos Verdes early on Thursday morning.
Representatives of the band did not immediately return calls for comment.


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