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Chris Cornell's Cause of Death Revealed as Suicide By Hanging

Chris Cornell's Cause of Death Revealed as Suicide By Hanging

Chris Cornell‘s tragic death has been determined to be a suicide by hanging.

A medical examiner made the announcement to the Associated Press. Chris was reportedly found with “a band around his neck.” A full autopsy has not yet been completed as of Thursday afternoon. More information has not yet been revealed.

Just hours before, Chris had performed with his band Soundgarden at Detroit’s Fox Theatre. He is survived by his wife Vicky and his three kids.

Our thoughts go out to Chris‘ loved ones during this time.

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  • Jolene234

    Damn…..😭

  • Nostalgia

    This is so sad, he was one of the greatest. R.I.P.

  • Faith + 1

    Rock in peace, Chris.

  • Hyejeong

    He had an amazing singing voice.

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  • Curt Noydb

    Well I guess hanging works as well as anything else.

  • http://www.soundcloud.com/cigo8179 eternalfratboy

    OMg – Y – doesn’t make sense !!!

  • Danae

    Horrible news. Rest in peace, Chris. You gave us so much amazing moments and one of the best Bond theme songs ever.

  • Danae

    Horrible news. Rest in peace, Chris. You gave us so much amazing moments and one of the best Bond theme songs ever.

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    this is so devastating :( RIP

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