Linkin Park Frontman Chester Bennington Died by Hanging, L.A. County Coroner Confirms

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Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington died by hanging at his Palos Verdes Estates home, the Los Angeles County coroner confirmed Friday.

An employee discovered the 41-year-old’s body Thursday morning hanging from a belt on a bedroom door inside his home in the 2800 block of Via Victoria, said Ed Winter, spokesman for the L.A. County medical examiner-coroner. A half-empty bottle of alcohol was found in the room, he said.

Bennington did not leave a suicide note, Winter said.

An autopsy had not been performed on Bennington on Friday.

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