Detroit police are investigating the death as an apparent suicide, though Woody tells Rolling Stone that an official cause of death by the medical examiner's office is still forthcoming. The medical examiner's report is expected to be released Thursday afternoon.
A unique voice is stilled. Probably my favorite voice of the grunge era. Thank you for the talent and the music, Chris. When I'm having a bad day, I always have Cochise.
Later: Also, Chris' groundbreaking acoustic cover of Michael Jackson's Billie Jean started a whole genre of emotive covers.