Published: Mon, March 11, 2019
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Prodigy star Flint died from hanging: inquest

Prodigy star Flint died from hanging: inquest

The lead singer of the United Kingdom band, Keith Flint, was found dead in his Essex house on 4 March, with bandmates revealing that he had taken his own life.

Keith Flint, singer for the Prodigy, died last week and now a coroner's report has confirmed the cause of death.

The 49-year-old was pronounced dead after officers were called to his home in Great Dunmow, Essex, amid concerns for the star's welfare.

The hearing, which took place on Monday morning, established The Prodigy frontman's provisional cause of death on March 4 was hanging, following a postmortem which was carried out at Broomfield hospital last Thursday.

The Evening Standard reports that the singer died as the result of hanging, according to a United Kingdom inquest. The coroner's officer, Lynsey Chaffe, said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding Flint's death.

RIP Keith Flint
RIP Keith Flint

BBC reports Flint died of a hanging. "I'm shell shocked, fuckin angry, confused and heartbroken. r.i.p brother Liam".

"The news is true, I can't believe I'm saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend", Howlett wrote.

"Following the tragic death of Keith Flint all forthcoming Prodigy shows will be cancelled with immediate effect".

The inquest is now adjourned until July 23 for a full hearing.

In a new Instagram post, the band have shared their thanks for all fans who have sent tributes and love over the past seven days.

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