Chester Bennington, a member of Linkin Park, was found dead at his home this morning by police. The 41-year-old singer and musician appears to have taken his own life, but a formal statement has yet to be released. The police were called to the singer's home at 9 o' clock this morning where Chester's body was then taken to the morgue.

The coroner's office has since released a statement confirming his death but have said further information cannot be released until the investigation is complete. Family and friends are shocked by Bennington's passing, and they have asked for privacy at this extremely difficult time.

The coroner's office has confirmed the news

Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park, passed away and was found this morning. The news was confirmed by the coroner's office. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the coroner was on the scene this morning investigating a possible suicide. Law enforcement received a call around 9 o' clock and rushed to the scene. Unfortunately, Chester Bennington had passed when police officers arrived.

According to the BBC, the singer has struggled with both drugs and alcohol for years. He was also very close to the Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell who Committed Suicide in May of this year. Bennington sang at Cornell's memorial service and stated that he could not imagine the world without Cornell in it.

Bennington's fellow members of Linkin Park are devastated by the tragic news. Mike Shinoda expressed his shock online and confirmed that Chester has passed. The band was due to begin a tour next week. Chester Bennington is survived by his wife, Talinda Bentley, and his six children.

Linkin Park brought joy to many people's lives

Fans have taken to social media to express their condolences for Chester Bennington and his family. They are shocked that their idol has passed away, and many have expressed the grief that they feel at the loss of the musical icon. The band was formed in 1996, and many long-term fans have been left devastated the news.

The band earned two Grammy Awards in their time and sold more than 70 million albums.

Chester Bennington was a solid performer. He had a great and powerful voice that would fill up the venue and was known for his high energy on stage. Chester Bennington was described as a person who was full of warmth and who was extremely articulate. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and fans.