Chris Cornell Dead At 52

Chris Cornell Dead At 52

UPDATE: It has been confirmed Cornell died of suicide by hanging.

This is a sad day for fans, family, and friends of singer Chris Cornell, as it’s been reported that Cornell has died at the young age of 52.

In a statement to CNN, Cornell’s representative confirmed the singer died a“sudden and unexpected” death Wednesday night while in Detroit on a tour with his band, Soungarden, Wednesday night.

His representative also said that, “His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause. They would like to thank his fans for their continuous love and loyalty and ask that their privacy be respected at this time.”

Aside from his music with Soundgarden, Cornell created a famous cover of Michael Jackson‘s Billie Jean that David Cook did a great cover of on American Idol.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Cornell’s family and friends at this time.

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