The Linkin Park singer, 41, was discovered on Thursday at a private residence at Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. Chester died as a result of suicide by hanging.
Celebrities from across the music spectrum, including grime rapper Stormzy, Chance The Rapper, Rob Thomas, One Republic and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel have all paid their respects on Twitter.
Linkin Park band member, Mike Shinoda, was the first to break the news, tweeting: ‘Shocked and heartbroken, but it’s true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.’
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