Singer Linkin Park (41) died
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Chester Bennington, the lead singer of the American band Linkin Park, is at the age of 41 died. Sources close to the singer report that he has been killed by suicide.
The local police in Los Angeles, the singer’s death confirmed to news agency AP, after notification of entertainmentsite TMZ.
Bennington would themselves have hung up in his house in Los Angeles, after which his body Thursday at 9: 00 a.m., local time is found. The police is currently investigating the cause of death, and gave no further details.
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 from two marriages.
Linkin Park broke up in 2000 with the album Hybrid Theory. Also the album that came next, Meteora ,was a success. Songs like Somewhere I belong and Numb were big hits in the Netherlands.
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.