Prodigy legend Keith Flint dies aged 49 – media

16:20, 04 March 2019
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The iconic singer, from Dunmow, Essex, was discovered at around 8am this morning after police and paramedics were called to the property, according to The Sun.

Officers remain outside the rural cottage this morning but his death is not being treated as suspicious.

Flint's bandmates confirmed his death was suicide.

Sharing a picture of the late star, present band members Liam Howlett and Leeroy Thornhill wrote: "The news is true, I can’t believe I’m saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend," according to The Mirror.

Sharing a picture of the late star, present band members Liam Howlett and Leeroy Thornhill wrote: "The news is true, I can’t believe I’m saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend.

The Prodigy emerged from the underground rave scene of the early 1990s to become one of the UK's biggest bands.

They reached Number 1 in the UK singles charts with Firestarter and Breathe in 1996 and notched up six Number 1 albums.

Flint became an iconic figure in the British music scene with his energetic live performances and distinctive hair and tattoos.

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