Autopsy Reveals That Chris Cornell Hanged Himself!

Danny Woods
May 19, 2017

Grammy Award-winning Cornell, who formed Soundgarden in 1984, was one of the leading voices of the 1990s grunge movement originating in Seattle.

(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File).

Soundgarden performs at the Wiltern on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 in Los Angeles. According to his representative.

Now The Mirror is reporting that Cornell was found dead in a hotel bathroom by a family member. He was 52. Soundgarden was the scheduled headliner for Pointfest on Saturday in Maryland Heights, Missouri.

Rock on the Range will be held May 19-21 in Columbus, Ohio. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and the entire rock community".

Chris Cornell, the lead singer of USA grunge rock band Soundgarden, died after hanging himself, medical officials have said.

A full autopsy report was not yet completed Thursday afternoon.

A bench near the center of the sculpture was covered with flower arrangements, one of which included a note, "Say "hello" to Heaven", a reference to a song written by Cornell for a musician friend who died decades ago. Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Moreno told ABC News that t.

The singer had posted about the show on Twitter just eight hours before his death was announced, reported BuzzFeed News.

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Vicky and Chris share two kids, while the rocker also leaves behind a 16-year-old from his first marriage to Susan Silver.

"We are devastated to hear about the sudden passing of Chris Cornell last night", reads a message on the landing page of the three-day event.

Cornell referenced death - and suicide - in 2007 interview with the AP when discussing his single, "No Such Thing".

Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of Soundgarden and later Audioslave, has died at age 52 after taking his own life. In 2011, Cornell was ranked ninth on Rolling Stone list of the best lead singers of all-time, selected by its readers.

Cornell was on tour and performed Wednesday night in Detroit with Soundgarden.

Chris Cornell's suicide by hanging has shocked fans and led to countless questions. The friend forced open Cornell's hotel room door and found him.

Chris Cornell at the USA premiere of "The Promise" at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Los Angeles.

"We are moving in the direction of a possible suicide but we are waiting on the Medical Examiner's Office to provide their report", Woody said.

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