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Singer Linkin Park (41) commits suicide

Singer Linkin Park (41) commits suicide

Photo: NU.nl/Huub Krauth

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of the American band Linkin Park, is reportedly to the life by committing suicide. The artist had been battling a long time with drink and drug problems.

The local police in Los Angeles confirm the singer’s death to the news agency AP, after news of TMZ.

Bennington would, according to sources in the police themselves have hung up in his house in Los Angeles. His body was Thursday at 9: 00 a.m. local time.

Drink and drug abuse

The singer suffered a long time with drink and drug problems. Bennington has said that he is committing suicide considered, because as a child he abused.

Bennington was married to former Playboymodel Talinda Ann Bentley. He had six children, including children from a previous marriage. Bennington is 41 years old.

Breakthrough

Linkin Park broke up in 2000 with the album Hybrid Theory. Also the album that came next, Meteora ,was a success.

At the end of June, Linkin Park have a concert in the Amsterdam Ziggo Dome. The concert was part of the European part of Linkin Parks One More Light World Tour, which is in the sign of the seventh album, One More Light that on may 19, came out.

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