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Medical examiner: Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell committed suicide
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell and his wife Vicky Karayiannis attend the "The Promise" premiere in Los Angeles on April 12, 2017. A medical examiner has determined that Cornell committed suicide. Cornell died Wednesday night in Detroit. The Wayne County Medical ExaminerÕs office determined the cause of death was hanging. He was 52.The Detroit Police Department said Cornell was found unresponsive in a hotel room with a band around his neck. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Wayne County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, its population was 2,061,162 with the July 1, 2008 estimate placing the population at 1,949,929 making it the 13th most-populous county in the United States. The county seat is Detroit, the largest city in Michigan. The County executive is Bob Ficano.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 672 square miles (1,741 km²)—614 square miles (1,591 km²) of it is land and 58 square miles (150 km²) of it (8.64%) is water (including parts of the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair).

Wayne County borders on Oakland County and Macomb County to the north, Washtenaw County to the west, and Monroe County to the south.

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