Chester Bennington, the vocalist of the popular band Linkin Park was found dead inside his Palos Verdes residence in California, U.S.A. on Thursday, July 20, 2017 (July 21, Manila).
According to the reports from TMZ, the singer was alone at his home when he decided to take his own life. He was 41 years old.
Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.
— Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) July 20, 2017
I am in shock, a lost for words. My heart goes out to Chesters friends, family and fans. RIP my friend @ChesterBe 🙏🏼
— ASHBA (@DjASHBA) July 20, 2017
The news about Chester Bennington is devastating. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and @linkinpark. Such a tragic loss
— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) July 20, 2017
— apl.de.ap (@apldeap) July 20, 2017
Then whole world mourned the loss of a great artist. On the social networking site Twitter, the hashtag #RIPChesterBennington trended worldwide at the top spot. Netizens shares their thoughts and photos of Bennington.
Chester’s final performance with his bandmates
In a video uploaded by Samantha Blackman on YouTube, Linkin Park performed their songs “Papercut”, “Bleed It Out” at Birmingham this July 2017.
R.I.P. Chester Charles Bennington (March 20, 1976 – July 20, 2017).