Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has been found dead at 41 in a reported suicide.
Law enforcement officials said that the musician hanged himself in a private residence in the Palos Verdes Estates, a district of Los Angeles Country, according to TMZ. His body was reportedly found just before 9 a.m. on Thursday by an employee. No additional details are available at this time.
“Shocked and heartbroken, but it’s true,” Bennington’s fellow Linkin Park vocalist Mike Shinoda said on Twitter. “An official statement will come out as soon as we lead singer of the band Linkin Park, was found dead in his home Thursday, and his death is being investigated as a possible suicide, the L.A. County Coroner’s Office confirms to PEOPLE.
TMZ reports Bennington, 41, hanged himself and was discovered by an employee.