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Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Has Commited Suicide

by Mariana P Cater   Jul 20, 2017 14:38 PM EDT

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Chester Bennington committed suicide today, according to TMZ.

The singer, 41, hanged himself at his private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County this morning.

Chester is leaving behind a wife and 6 children.

Bennington suffered depression related to a troubled past. He was abused as a child by an older male and struggled as an adult with drugs and alcohol problems.

The cause of death is still not confirmed.

This was his last tweet:

Celebrities all around the world have started to express his condolences for his death:

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