It will be one of the saddest days for Linkin Park fans as Chester Bennington is pronounced dead today at 41 years old. He joined the group and 1999 and the band became a hit as they release their album Hybrid Theory. He also fronted the Stone Temple Pilots from 2013 to 2015.
Chester Bennington Cause of Death
According to police reports they found the body of the 41-year old singer in his private resident in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles County at about 9am Thursday Morning. Based on evidences seen at his house it was concluded that it could have been suicide.
His close friend, Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave suffered the same death last May. Bennington in fact performed at his funeral as a form of recognition.
Condolences flooded on Twitter
Right after learning the death of Chester Bennington of Linkin Park various celebrities send in their condolences on Twitter.
Unbelievable😳To Chester's family I extend my deepest condolences.To Linkin Park fans😕I'm so sorry😔🙏🏼😔 #RIPChesterBennington of LINKIN PARK😔 pic.twitter.com/D3eDuqE6b5— GARY VALENCIANO (@GaryValenciano1) July 20, 2017
Mike Shinoda is "shocked & heartbroken" by the death of Linkin Park bandmate Chester Bennington https://t.co/Ky7eriHkLi pic.twitter.com/JenUq9bRXz— billboard (@billboard) July 20, 2017
"Shocked and heartbroken." Linkin Park bandmates, fellow artists react to news of Chester Bennington's death https://t.co/HJfymoE1ht pic.twitter.com/yOa4AMfGub— CBS News (@CBSNews) July 20, 2017
Famous songs of Linkin Park
Here are some songs from the band as we all mourn the death of Chester Bennington.