Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park was found dead at his home in Los Angeles this morning. Bennington, aged 41, leaves behind his second wife Talinda and six children.
Mike Shinoda, the other vocalist in Linkin Park confirmed the news, although the band has yet to release a statement through their representative.
"Shocked and hearbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one," said Shinoda.
We'll have more as the story develops. Our condolences go out to family and friends.