Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, has died. Suicide was the cause of death.

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, has died. Suicide was the cause of death. 

Posted: 2:20 pm Thursday, July 20th, 2017

By Staff Writer

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide … TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 AM.

Chester was married with 6 children from 2 wives.

The singer struggled with drugs and alcohol for years. He had said in the past he had considered committing suicide because he had been abused as a child by an older male.