Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead at 41 following suicide

21:46, 20 July 2017
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The rock star is thought to have hung himself at a private residence in Los Angeles, The Sun reports.


His body was discovered this morning just before 9:00 and it is believed that he hanged himself, The Sun wrote.

The singer is survived by his wife, Talinda Ann Bentley, and six children – Jamie, 21, Isaiah, 19, Draven, 15, Tyler Lee, 11, and Lily and Lily, 7.

He was previously married to Samantha Marie Olit from 1996 – 2005.

Chester, whose band Linkin Park spawned songs including Numb and Breaking the Habit, often focused his lyrics on personal struggle, depression, and addiction.

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