It’s a sad and shocking day for Linkin Park fans everywhere. It has been confirmed that the band’s lead singer, Chester Bennington has committed suicide by hanging. Bennington, 41, was found hanging at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in California.
Bennington has been known in his earlier years to have been battling issues with substance abuse and fighting his own demons about committing suicide dating back 2005.
The popular rock group, Linkin Park, are known for their hits; “Numb”, “Crawling” and their Grammy Award winning 2005 collaboration with Jay Z “Numb/Encore”, was set to start their tour later on this week. Bennington leaves behind his wife and 6 beautiful children.
Fans and friends of Bennington took to social media to express their love and outcry for the fallen singer.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.