(Detroit, MI) -- Detroit police say the sudden death of rocker Chris Cornell is being investigated as a "possible suicide." The Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman was found unresponsive late last night in his hotel room. Investigators say while there is a possibility Cornell took his own life, they're "waiting on the medical examiner to determine the cause and manner of death." Cornell's representative says the 52-year-old singer's death was "shocking and unexpected." Cornell, a native of Seattle, died after a concert last night with Soundgarden at Detroit's Fox Theatre.
Chris Cornell, singer of Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple of the Dog has died at the age of 52. Chris will be remembered for his amazing voice and dedication to his family, friends, fans, and his music.
According to AP News Cornell, who had been on tour with Soundgarden, passed Wednesday night in Detroit, Brian Bumbery said in a statement.
Bumbery said the death "sudden and unexpected" and said his wife and family were shocked by it. The statement said the family would be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause and asked for privacy according to AP News.
We will also miss Chris but his musical legacy will live on. Below are some of his amazing musical highlights.