Bennington’s Death Mirrors That of Close Friend Cornell

The death of Linkin Park's Chester Bennington struck similarities to that of fellow rocker and close friend Chris Cornell, who died in May 2017.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington came as a surprise to the world when it was announced, but it also struck similarities to the death of fellow rocker and close friend Chris Cornell, who killed himself in May. Authorities are investigating Bennington’s death as an apparent suicide, Los Angeles County coroner spokesman Brian Elias said Thursday. Bennington, who was 41, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles.…

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