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Linkin Park singer Bennington's death an apparent suicide

Billboard is reporting that Chester Bennington, vocalist with Linkin Park, has been found dead at a residence in Los Angeles. The cause of death is said to be suicide by hanging.

Bennington was 41, and a father of six children by two wives. He reportedly struggled with alcohol, drug addiction and depression for many years.

Bennington was a close friend of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell, who committed suicide in May. Today would have been Cornell's 53rd birthday.

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