Chester Bennington's Autopsy Reveals He Had Alcohol and Ecstasy in His System

Chester Bennington | AP

Chester Bennington | AP

The toxicology portion of the autopsy report, obtained by USA TODAY, revealed a "presumptive positive" for methamphetamine or MDMA (ecstasy) in his blood using ELISA, an antibody-based test.

Chester Bennington was found with drugs and alcohol in his system at the time of his death. A prescription bottle of Zolpidem (the generic version of the sleep aid Ambien) and a small amount of beer was also found in Bennington's bedroom.

In September, Bennington's widow Talinda posted one of the very last images of him alive to raise awareness of depression.

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'Autopsy results are characteristic of suicidal hanging, ' reads the report from the LA County Medical Examiner. Police say they also found traces of the singer's fingernails underneath his iPhone, which was also recovered from the room. Chester's wife, Talinda, told cops he would do that when he was anxious. She said he was recently in an outpatient treatment program and that to her knowledge he hadn't taken antidepressants in a year. A month before his death, Chester reportedly told friends he'd been sober for 6 months.

All proceeds from the show were donated to Music for Relief's One More Light Fund, which was established in memory of Bennington.

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