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Chris Cornell Hung Himself, Autopsy Reveals

May. 18 2017, Updated 5:45 p.m. ET

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Chris Cornell's death has been ruled as suicide by hanging, RadarOnline.com can reveal.

The Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office told Radar in a statement, "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 hanging by suicide. A full autopsy report has not yet been completed. There is no additional information at this time."

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The Soundgarden frontman was found dead in the bathroom of his hotel room at the MGM Grand in Detroit early Thursday morning.

Early reports claimed he'd been found with a band around his neck.

Eyewitnesses said there'd been no indication he was planning to take his life when he performed at Detroit's Fox Theatre on Wednesday night.

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