Report: Chris Cornell Committed Suicide By Hanging

The Soundgarden frontman died Tuesday evening.

May 18, 2017
Report: Chris Cornell Committed Suicide By Hanging Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs on stage during the 2014 Lollapalooza Brazil in Sao Paulo, Brazil. April 6, 2014   Photo by Buda Mendes for Getty Images

Chris Cornell, frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave, was found dead on Wednesday night at a hotel room at the MGM Grand Detroit following a show. On Thursday, the Associated Press reports that the Wayne County Medical Examiner has determined the singer committed suicide by hanging. He was 52. Cornell was discovered unresponsive by a family friend, who had been sent to check in on him by his wife.

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Report: Chris Cornell Committed Suicide By Hanging