Linkin Park singer dead

09:56 AM Jul 21, 2017 | Team Udayavani |

New York (USA): Chester Bennington, the lead singer for the platinum-selling hard rock band Linkin Park, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday. He was 41.


Los Angeles authorities were alerted shortly after 9:00 am (1600 GMT) about his death at his residence and “it is being handled as a possible suicide,” said Brian Elias, chief of operations at the county coroner’s office.

Mr. Bennington, who was known for his songs, released seven albums with Linkin Park. The most recent, “One More Light,” arrived in May and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart. The band was scheduled to start a tour with a concert on July 27 in Mansfield, Mass.


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