Linkin Park's Chester Bennington

Report: Chester Bennington Allegedly Attempted Suicide In 2016 (Updated)


Update – December 06th, 2017 – 04:55pm:

Bennington‘s widow Talinda has blasted TMZ for running the report via a series of tweets:

Original Story:

TMZ are now reporting that late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington attempted to commit suicide in 2016 by drowning himself. The alleged incident was said to have occurred in November of 2016, with Bennington alleged to have been under the influence of a ‘large quantity’ of alcohol at the time. He is said to have tied himself up and thrown himself into a pool, only to have broken free after changing his mind

The incident is alleged to be one of the redacted portions of the the autopsy report which TMZ released yesterday. According to TMZ, the portion of the report was redacted at the request of Bennington‘s widow. You can read more about that over at TMZ. Bennington took his own life by hanging himself on July 20th, 2017.

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