JULY 20, 2017 Chester Bennington, the lead singer of the rock band Linkin Park, has died after hanging himself at his […]
JULY 20, 2017
Chester Bennington, the lead singer of the rock band Linkin Park, has died after hanging himself at his home in California.
He was 41.
Bennington married Talinda Bentley in 2006, having previously been wed to Samantha Olit from 1996 until 2005.
Bennington has six children from two relationships. One of the children is adopted.
Reports said that word of Bennington’s suicide came on the day of his late friend Chris Cornell’s birthday.
Bennington’s bandmate Mike Shinoda tweete,d “Shocked and heartbroken, but it’s true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.”
Late night host Jimmy Kimmel wrote, “Chester was one of the kindest men I’ve had on my show. My heart breaks for his family and friends. He will be missed terribly.”