CHRIS CORNELL’s Cause Of Death Declared “Suicide By Hanging”
May 18, 2017, a month ago
The Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the autopsy on 52-year-old Chris Cornell, the Soundgarden frontman who died last night in Detroit. The cause of death has been determined as “hanging by suicide”. A full autopsy report has not yet been completed and there is no additional information at this time.
TMZ are reporting that according to Cornell's wife, he was not depressed or in a suicidal state the evening he died. Watch below:
Cornell's body was discovered in a Detroit hotel room following a concert. Soundgarden were currently on a North American tour and had played Wednesday night at the Fox Theatre. Fan-filmed video of his final performance can be seen below: