Linkin Park’s singer Chester Bennington dead at 41


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Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has died at the age of 41, the Los Angeles County coroner said Thursday.

Bennington was found dead in his home in Palos Verdes, close to Los Angeles, on Thursday morning, a spokesman for the coroner’s office told dpa via phone.

The spokesman did not go into detail on the suspected cause of death, saying it will be determined as part of the coroner’s examination.

U.S. celebrity site TMZ.com reported Bennington’s death as a suspected suicide.

Bennington’s bandmate Mike Shinoda tweeted that he was “shocked and heartbroken” at the news.

Rock band Linkin Park released their latest album, One More Light, in May of this year.

Bennington had spoken out about depression and addiction problems in the past.

He was married and a father to six children.