Newswire: Police are investigating Chris Cornell’s death as a possible suicide

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Hours after the news first broke that Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell has died at the young age of 52, more details are starting to emerge about his death and his final concert. ABC affiliate WXYZ reports that Detroit police are investigating Cornell’s death as a possible suicide after a family friend, at the behest of Cornell’s wife, went to check up on him late last night and found him unresponsive on the floor of his hotel bathroom. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

If Cornell’s death was indeed a suicide, he showed little sign of his plans—at least not publicly. In what would become his final dispatch, he tweeted out his excitement about the show yesterday evening:

#Detroit finally back to Rock City!!!! @soundgarden #nomorebullshit

— Chris Cornell (@chriscornell) May 18, 2017

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