Tributes flood in from fans to mark the anniversary of the death of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

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20 Jul 2021, 12:44


Trigger warning: Suicide

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Linkin Park fans have paid tribute to the late rocker Chester Bennington four years after his death. The singer took his own life in 2017 at his home in California and left behind his wife, Talinda Bennington, and his six children.

Tributes have poured in to mark the anniversary of the singer's passing with fans expressing their love for the musician.

One Linkin Park fan wrote: "My sun, my light, my miracle, my inspiration, my joy and pain. Four years without you. Unthinkable and unfair. You are always with me, in my soul and in my heart.


"Thank you for everything, my Angel. I love you, Chester, more than possible. Forever."

Another fan penned: "I lost you today, four years ago and my life has never been the same ever since. Your music helped me as I was growing and you saved me countless of times.

"I’ll carry your music with me wherever I go. Missing you everyday, Chester Bennington. I love you."

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Another paid tribute and shared: "Four years ago today Chester Bennington from Linkin Park took his life. He will never be forgotten and he will always be remembered for his empowering vocals and lyrics. He truly had a beautiful soul and we miss him." RIP Chester.


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