In the United States on tour in Detroit (Michigan) died 52-the summer soloist of the groups Soundgarden and Audioslave, Chris Cornell, AP reports with reference to the representative of the musician Bryan Bambury. The police suspect suicide.
He died that night in the hotel MGM Grand Detroit hotel. His wife called a family friend and asked to check on Cornell. Friend opened the door, and found the musician on the bathroom floor.
Cornell was planning on recording a new album, according to Bambari, his death was “sudden and unexpected”, and her reason for trying to establish the medical examiner of Wayne County, reports the Miami Herald.
As writes The New York Times with reference to the representative of police of Detroit Donte Freeman, around midnight, police received a call at the MGM Grand about the “apparent suicide” of white men born in 1964 and was pronounced dead.
Freeman did not name the victim’s name, but said that the man was found with signs of strangulation on the neck, while the suicide does not seem the police are so “obvious”.
Later, a spokesman for the Detroit police Department, Michael woody said that is being investigated “possible suicide,” but gave no details. The family of the musician was asked to observe confidentiality.
The news of the death of the artist caused a wave of tweets condolences. “Very sad news about Chris Cornell today. World, his friends and family have lost a great talent,” he wrote on Twitter, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry.
Very sad news about Chris Cornell today. A sad loss of a great talent to the world, his friends and family. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/BlgxE6cJLH