Chester Bennington of Linkin Park dead at 41

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide, according to TMZ.

The website claims the singer hanged himself at a home in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered just before 9am on Thursday.

Bennington leaves behind six children. He was 41 years old.

If someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide: do not leave the person alone, remove any items that may cause them harm such as firearms, alcohol, drugs or sharp objects, and immediately call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or take the person to an emergency room or seek help from a medical or mental health professional.