The media has shed light on the last hours of the life of Chris Cornell

© AP Photo / Invision/ Barry Vhesheconombank musician Chris CornellThe media has shed light on the last hours of the life of Chris Cornell© AP Photo / Invision/ Barry Brecheisen

Detroit police have shed light on the events preceding the death of the leader of Soundgarden, Chris Cornell, the newspaper Press Detroit, which got the police report.

According to this report, bodyguard Martin Kirsten saw musician alive at 23:30 in his hotel room. According to him, he gave Cornell two tablets of Ativan — medication prescribed to him to combat the increased anxiety.

The report also said that Cornell at 23:35 was on the phone with his wife Vicki and told her that he wants to take an additional one or two tablets of the drug.

At 00:15 she approached Kristen and asked him «to go and see if he (Cornell — ed.) right, because, judging by his voice that something was wrong». Husband thought the Wiki too tired, and besides, he constantly repeated «I’m just tired.»

Around this time, Kirsten, and found the musician on the bathroom floor. Cornell was unconscious, mouth bleeding.

Paramedics arrived at the scene at night, but to save Cornell failed. At 1:30 he was pronounced dead.

Previously, the Agency Reuters with reference to the forensic experts reported that the cause of death of 52-year-old Cornell was suicide. Relatives of the musician questioned the fact that he killed himself «consciously and deliberately».

According to them, until the toxicology report is impossible to speak with confidence about what led to the death of Cornell and whether it was associated with any substances.

As the lawyer said kirk Pasic, Ativan, hosted by the singer of Soundgarden, there are various side effects.

A few hours before death Soundgarden gave a concert in Detroit. Many media outlets drew attention that the group finished the show with a cover song of Led Zeppelin «In My Time Of Dying» («When I die»).

The band Soundgarden, along with Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains had a huge influence on American rock music of the early ‘ 90s, making music genre as grunge, part pop culture.

In addition to Soundgarden, Cornell also sang in bands Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, released several solo albums. In addition, his song is in the soundtrack to the film about James bond «007: Casino Royale».

 

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