DETROIT (AP) The medical examiner's office in Detroit determined Thursday that Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell committed suicide.
Chris Cornell. (File)
A full autopsy report was not yet completed Thursday afternoon.
Cornell was found dead Wednesday night in a hotel room after a performance.
Earlier Thursday, two Detroit newspapers citing a police spokesman were reporting that Cornell was found with "a band around his neck."
A different Detroit Police spokesman, Michael Woody, told The Associated Press Thursday that he could not confirm that Cornell died with a band around his neck.
The Detroit Free Press reported that Detroit police social media manager Dontae Freeman said Cornell was found dead in a hotel room at the MGM Grand Detroit hotel with "a band around his neck."
The Detroit News cited Freeman in a similar report.
Cornell, 52, was the lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave.
He had just performed with Soundgarden at Detroit's Fox Theatre.