Linkin Park sets up tribute website for late frontman Chester Bennington

Published: July 23, 2017
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Popular Rock band Linkin Park has set up a tribute website for singer Chester Bennington, who committed suicide earlier this week.

The band set up the tribute site on Saturday, reports Variety.

The site featured a photograph of Bennington onstage, surrounded by the light from thousands of fans’ phones, with the hashtag “#RIPCHESTER” and a message for people seeking help in crisis.

Linkin Park singer dead in apparent suicide

It also features an area for fans to post messages in.

On Friday afternoon, the Los Angeles county coroner confirmed additional details about Bennington’s death, who committed suicide on July 21.

The 41-year-old’s body was found on Thursday at his home in a suburb of Los Angeles. A bottle of alcohol was also found in the room, though it was not near his body, the police said.

Investigators did not find a note in the room. An autopsy is pending.

Twitter in tears after Chester Bennington’s untimely death

Bennington had struggled with depression and substance abuse throughout his life. He also appeared to be deeply impacted by the loss of Soundgarden/Audioslave singer Chris Cornell, who died in May and was good friends with Bennington.

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