Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Has Commited Suicide

By Mariana P Cater | Jul 20, 2017 02:38 PM EDT

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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