The coroner found that the cause of death of the legendary American rock musician Chris Cornell, leader of Soundgarden group, was suicide.
Edition of Salon writes that the musician hung himself in the bathroom of his hotel room, where he found one of friends.
On the death of Chris Cornell became known on may 18. A few hours before his death, he left in his Twitter: finally back to Detroit Rock City!!!!» This was his last entry in social networks.
The musician had committed suicide while on tour in Detroit. He also, along with the band after a five year hiatus has recorded a new album.
Chris Cornell was born and raised in Seattle (Washington state). Started his career as a drummer in 1984, he took his place at the microphone, becoming not only a drummer, but a singer of the group Soundgarden. 13 years later the band broke up. This turning point Cornell used in order to start creating your first album, Euphoria Morning. Despite the lack of commercial success, the album gained popularity and one of his singles was nominated for a Grammy. In 2001, Cornell joined Audioslave created the group, replacing vocalist Zack de La Rocha. For joint creative work Chris has postponed its work on a second album, Carry On, which was released only in 2007, after the departure of a musician from the group. Long time Cornell chose to go the «solitary way», despite cooperation with the revived band Soundgarden. In July 2012, Chris gave two concerts in Israel.
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