UPDATE: July 20 at 9:39 p.m. ET:
Warner Bros. CEO and Chairman Cameron Strang has issued a statement:
— Warner Bros. Records (@wbr) July 20, 2017
Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda:
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
TMZ has reported that Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has committed suicide. According to the report it was by hanging.
According to TMZ, his body was discovered earlier today:
Law enforcement sources tell us the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. A His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 AM.
Will update as more information becomes available.