According to TMZ, Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has died at the age of 41 from an apparent suicide.
Law enforcement sources tell us the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 AM.
Chester was married with 6 children from 2 wives.
The singer struggled with drugs and alcohol for years. He had said in the past he had considered committing suicide because he had been abused as a child by an older male.
We'll post more information as we learn it. Until then, we're trying to comprehend this news and are thinking of his family and loved ones at this time, and we're so thankful for the music he's given us over the years.