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New Details Emerge in Chester Bennington's Death

Hannah Barnes

07/21/2017

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington was found dead Thursday morning in his California home as a result of a reported suicide, and new details are now emerging in the musician's tragic passing.

(Photo: Twitter / @billboard)

Entertainment Tonight reports that Bennington's death was reported as a suicide by hanging, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office. The final cause of death is pending following an autopsy.

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The musician was reportedly found hanging from a bedroom door in his home by an employee. No suicide note was found, and the 41-year-old was home alone before his body was discovered.

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There was no evidence of drugs at the scene, but a partially empty bottle of alcohol was reportedly discovered in the room. Bennington had struggled with drug and alcohol abuse at various points throughout his life.

Bennington leaves behind six children and widow Talinda Bennington.

Photo Credit: Twitter / @billboard

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