Chester Bennington, lead singer for Linkin Park was found dead in a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County California Thursday morning. He apparently committed suicide by hanging.
Chester was married with six children from two different women.
It was known that the singer struggled with alcohol and drugs for years. He said in the past that he’s contemplated suicide due to his struggles to overcome being abused as a child by an older male.
Chester Bennington and Linkin Park were expected to play the Chesapeake Energy Arena on August 26th. No more information about that show has been released at this time. We’ll update as soon as we know further details.