VIA TMZ :
12:32 PM PT — Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Bennington was home alone at the time of the suicide. We’re told his family was out of town and he was found upstairs by an employee.Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide … TMZ has learned.
Law enforcement sources tell us the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 AM.
Chester was married with 6 children from 2 wives.
The singer struggled with drugs and alcohol for years. Read More
no words. so heartbroken. RIP Chester Bennington.
— Imagine Dragons (@Imaginedragons) July 20, 2017
Shocked and heartbroken, but it’s true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.
— Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) July 20, 2017
This is heartbreaking. RIP Chester. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends. https://t.co/z4R5gdFt8D
— Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) July 20, 2017
Crushed to hear about Chester. He was always so generous to me. The lost a talented & kind soul. Sending to his family. #linkinpark
— Chelsea Kane (@ChelseaKane) July 20, 2017
RIP Chester. Tragic ending. Condolences his family and friends and Linkin Park
— Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) July 20, 2017
Please reach out to someone. Help is always there even when U think it isn’t. RIP Chester Bennington
— Diane Warren (@Diane_Warren) July 20, 2017
to u and your families https://t.co/VS7AzcutPT
— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) July 20, 2017
I can’t believe this man…. https://t.co/UmBIRUF6up
— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) July 20, 2017
Dude sucks to hear about @ChesterBe damn! RIP
— Kendra Wilkinson (@KendraWilkinson) July 20, 2017
Dam chester and linkin park shaped our diy mentality, big inspiration overall. Crazy loss #RIPChesterBennington
— fareastmovement (@fareastmovement) July 20, 2017