After a show at the Fox Theater in Detroit the lead singer of Soundgarden, Chris Cornell was found dead in the bathroom of his hotel room.

Chris Cornell, the lead singer Soundgarden and Audioslave was found dead in his MGM Grand Hotel bathroom after a show at the Fox Theater Wednesday night. Clickondetroit reported...

"Sources tell Local 4 Cornell's wife called a family friend and asked him to check on the singer.  That friend forced open the hotel room door where Cornell was found dead in the bathroom with something around his neck.  Sources said it appears to be a suicide."

The associated press is calling the death "sudden and unexpected".  Cornell's rep spoke for his family in a public statement, "They would like to thank his fans for their continuous love and loyalty and ask that their privacy be respected at this time." - Huffington Post