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Published: 2017/05/18

Chris Cornell’s Cause of Death Confirmed as Suicide

When the news of iconic singer Chris Cornell’s death came out this morning, the reports included speculation that the cause of death could be suicide, and now a medical examiner has determined that to be the truth, the Associated Press reports.

According to the examiner, Cornell, who had finished a concert with Soundgarden in Detroit, died by hanging in his hotel room in the city. Newspapers had reported earlier that he was found with a band around his neck. A full autopsy has not yet been completed.

Read our full tribute to Cornell here.

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