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: