Chester Bennington has been found dead in an alleged suicide.
The celebrated lead singer for Linkin Park was 41 years old.
TMZ is reporting that he hung himself in his home, and was discovered Thursday.
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
The Coroner’s office of Los Angeles has not yet made an official ruling, but investigators have evidently concluded that the cause of death is academic.
Bennington was a close friend of Sound Garden lead singer Chris Cornell, who also hung himself 2 months ago in a similar incident.
More on this story as it develops.