As heard with Riley and Dena on 979 CPRrocks:
Tragic news this afternoon as TMZ reports that 41-year-old Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide. The singer reportedly hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles County Thursday morning. Law enforcement officials say his body was found shortly before 9am.
Chester leaves behind six children from his two marriages.
Bennington’s suicide came on the day of his late friend Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday. The Soundgarden rocker killed himself in May by hanging.
Read more HERE.
All of us at the WCPR family send our healing thoughts, prayers, and condolences to Chester’s family, friends, and fans.
And if you know anyone in need of support PLEASE contact the
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255
In memory of Chester Bennington AND Chris Cornell, please enjoy one of our favorite collaborations between the friends.