Multiple reports including TMZ are confirming that Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington was found dead from an apparent suicide inside his Palos Verdes Estates, CA home early Thursday morning.
Bennington was found dead from an apparent hanging around 9 a.m. Thursday according to TMZ. He struggled with alcohol and drugs for several years and had reported he'd considered suicide in the past after an abusive childhood.
The band was formed in 1996 and rose to fame with their debut album Hybrid Theory in 2000.
Bennington was 41 and leaves behind a wife and six children.