Doctors have confirmed the suicide of the frontman of Soundgarden, Chris Cornell
The cause of death of American guitarist and singer, leader of the grunge band Soundgarden, Chris Cornell was a suicide. On Thursday, may 18, reports Reuters.
The theory of suicide was confirmed by the medical examiner of Wayne County, Michigan.
The musician’s body was discovered by police who arrived at the hotel, where he lived with Cornell after a call to his friend.
“When officers entered the room, they found Chris Cornell’s lying on the floor in the bathroom with no signs of life, he was dead,” — said the representative of law enforcement bodies of Detroit Dan Donakowski.
Cornell died at the age of 52 years. According to the Manager of musician Bryan Bambury, the death of the musician was very unexpected.
Chris Cornell in 1984 he founded the rock band Soundgarden, which became known as a member of the “big four” Seattle grunge, along with groups Nirvana, Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam.
The artist also worked on solo albums. His last record, Higher Truth, out in 2015.