The singer died at his home in Palos Verdes Estates, California on July 20, with a coroner confirming that he took his own life. He was 41.
A private funeral service took place in California on Saturday (July 29), with hundreds of close family members and friends in attendance at the ceremony.
Attendees had been given a special package that included a funeral programme, wristband, lanyard and pin and, as Kerrang! reports, some have now found their way to Ebay, with bidding for one of the packages reaching upwards of $51,000. However, Ebay then quickly removed these items from sale.
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Chris Martin and co kicked off their North American tour with a concert at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey this week, taking time during the show to remember Bennington.
Restarting his piano-led rendition after a false start, Martin told the crowd: “I know this is probably going to end up on YouTube so I want to do it right”.
Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda was at the gig and described the cover as “beautiful” on Instagram.
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