Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Is Dead at 41

Bennington is said to have taken his own life.

Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park, has died by an apparent suicide. He was 41. According to a TMZ report, his body was discovered in his Palos Verdes home at 9 AM PST by law enforcement. He reportedly hung himself.

Earlier this year, Linkin Park released their album One More Light.

The Los Angeles County coroner has confirmed the news just before 3 PM EST, the AP reports.

We have reached out to Bennington's representatives and we'll update this story when we receive a response.

Update: Bennington's Linkin Park band mate Mike Shinoda has responded to the news:

This story is developing.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1 (800) 273-8255.