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What Chester Bennington’s Final Autopsy Reveals About His Death

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington had both alcohol and ecstasy in his system when he committed suicide in July at the age of 41, TMZ learned Tuesday.

According to both the autopsy and toxicology reports, a small amount of alcohol and MDMA was found in the singer’s body after he hung himself at his California home on July 20. (RELATED: Linkin Park Frontman Chester Bennington Commits Suicide By Hanging)

FILE PHOTO: Chester Bennington of the band Linkin Park performs during the second day of the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada September 22, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Chester Bennington of the band Linkin Park performs during the second day of the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada September 22, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo

The autopsy results were similar to what authorities found on the scene after responding over the summer to an emergency call at the singer’s home.

His wife Talinda at the time told authorities that Bennington had a history of depression and other suicide attempts. She added that he had been in an outpatient treatment program.

A month before he hung himself, the Linkin Park frontman had reportedly shared with friends that he’d been sober for six months.

 

In October, the remaining members of Linkin Park held a tribute concert for Bennington at the Hollywood Bowl.