Chris Cornell Of Soundgarden Found Dead In Detroit Hotel
After a show at the Fox Theater in Detroit the lead singer of Soundgarden, Chris Cornell was found dead in the bathroom of his hotel room.
“Sources tell Local 4 Cornell’s wife called a family friend and asked him to check on the singer. That friend forced open the hotel room door where Cornell was found dead in the bathroom with something around his neck. Sources said it appears to be a suicide.”
SO SO stunned to hear about Chris Cornell! Such a terrible and sad loss! Thinking of his family tonight! RIP
— Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) May 18, 2017
Rest in Peace Chris Cornell. Music has lost one of it’s most beautiful voices. Devastating…….
— Brian Heffron (@BlueMeanieBWO) May 18, 2017
RIP CHRIS CORNELL
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) May 18, 2017
I AM SO SADDENED BY CHRIS CORNELL PASSING. @soundgarden
TOTAL SHOCK.GREAT MAN.GREAT BAND.GREAT LOSS. LOVE TO EVERYONE IN HIS WORLD. XXX
— GAVIN ROSSDALE (@GavinRossdale) May 18, 2017
The associated press is calling the death “sudden and unexpected”. Cornell’s rep spoke for his family in a public statement, “They would like to thank his fans for their continuous love and loyalty and ask that their privacy be respected at this time.” – Huffington Post