Coroner spokesman Brian Elias told the Associated Press “they are investigating Bennington’s death as an apparent suicide but no additional details are available.”READ MORE: Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'
Law enforcement sources tell the outlet that the singer hanged himself at a residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County.
Palos Verdes police confirm to the Radio.com that they responded to a call on 28oo block of Via Victoria at 8:56 a.m. PT.
Today would have been Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday, the singer also committed suicide by hanging on May 18 of this year. Shortly after Cornell’s passing Bennington penned a passionate letter to the late Soundgarden singer.READ MORE: Amy Smart On 'DC's Stargirl': 'It's Pure Entertainment'
Bennington was 41 years old.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached at 1-800-273-8255. More information can be found on the organization’s website.MORE NEWS: Penn Jillette On Looking Forward To Getting Back On Stage Post-COVID: 'I Love Doing Shows, It's Really Been My Whole Life'
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