Chester Bennington didn’t have MDMA (ecstasy) in his system when he committed suicide in July, but an autopsy reported a trace amount of alcohol.
Autopsy and toxicology results first obtained by TMZ said the Linkin Park singer’s blood tested “presumptive positive” for MDMA (ecstasy) … “based on one test. Two subsequent tests did not detect the drug, and the ultimate conclusion was Chester was not under the influence of drugs when he died.”
Source of the alcohol?
A pint glass of Corona less than half full was found in his room, and an empty bottle of Stella Artois, authorities said.
TMZ said Bennington’s wife, Talinda, told police he had a history of depression and previous suicide attempts — including one in 2006 when he left the house with a gun after drinking heavily.
“Talinda added Chester was currently in an outpatient treatment program,” the site said. “A month before his death, Chester reportedly told friends he’d been sober for six months. He’d been prescribed anti-depressants in the past, but had not taken them for more than a year, according to Talinda.”
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