Medical Examiner’s Office Releases Chris Cornell’s Cause Of Death

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The following is a press release confirming the official cause of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s death last night. Cornell died in his hotel room following a performance with Soundgarden in Detroit.

MEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE UPDATE ON CHRIS CORNELL AUTOPSY

DETROIT, MI – Statement from the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office: The Medical Examiner has completed the autopsy on 52-year old Chris Cornell, the Soundgarden musician who died last night in Detroit. The cause of death has been determined as suicide by hanging. A full autopsy report has not yet been completed. There is no additional information at this time.