The Phoenix-born singer and songwriter was married and is survived by his six children from two relationships.
In a series of tweets which were later deleted, Talindawrote: "I never really loved him and I'm not hacked I just was in love with the money hurts to say. he didn't kill himself, he was already dead before he hung himself, I have proof". The chief of operation for the Angeles County coroner's office reported while quoting Brian Elias.
A Los Angeles County coroner confirmed they were investigating Bennington's death as an apparent suicide, but no additional details were available. And Thursday marks Cornell's 53rd birthday.
Linkin Park was formed in 1996 and the band released their seventh studio album One More Light in May. Chester Bennington did a stint work as a lead vocalist with Stone Temple Pilot in his rock band group. A record crowd of up to one million people attended the Philadelphia leg of the global series of Live 8 concerts for poverty eradication in Africa, police and organizers said.
"Just when I thought my heart couldn't break any more", Cornell's wife Vicky tweeted on Thursday on hearing of Bennignton's death news.
One Facebook fan said: "It's hard to explain how you could feel connected to a person that you don't even know, however his music and passion in life was always something I relate to since i was a child".
Dwayne Johnson, AKA The Rock, also wrote: 'So sorry to hear the news about Chester Bennington.