Linkin Park Frontman Found Dead After Apparent Suicide

Very sad news!

Chester Bennington, well known for being a singer in LA rock band Linkin Park, has died of an apparent suicide.

He was 41 years old.

According to TMZ, law enforcement sources indicated that Bennington hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates. His body was discovered earlier this morning.

Survived by his six children, Bennington reportedly had a long struggle with alcohol and drug addiction.

In a 2011 interview, the singer revealed that when he was seven years old, he had been molested by an older male friend.

He said:

“If I think back to when I was really young, to when I was being molested, to when all these horrible things were going on around me, I shudder.”

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family.