Thursday, May 18, 2017
Soundgarden and Audioslave rocker Chris Cornell dies in 'suspected suicide' aged 52... just hours after performing gig in Detroit
Rocker Chris Cornell has died aged 52, just hours after performing a sold out Soundgarden gig at the FOX theatre in Detroit on Wednesday night.
Police are reported to be investigating whether the death may have been suicide.
Chris's wife called a family friend and asked them to check on him, according to channel 4 WDIV Detroit.
The friend forced opened the door and found Chris on the bathroom floor and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the site, Chris was staying at the MGM Grand in Detroit, when he passed away.
The news comes just eight hours after he posted his last message on Twitter, which read: '#Detroit finally back to Rock City!!!! @soundgarden #nomorebull****.'
Chris, who famously sang the song, You Know My Name, for James Bond movie Casino Royale, was married to Vicky Karayiannis for 13 years, and they are parents to Toni, 12 and Christopher, 11.
David Dion Collier
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