The Prodigy frontman Keith Flint has died at the age of 49.
He was found dead at his home in Dunmow, Essex, on Monday morning.
The Prodigy’s Liam Howlett has released a statement via the band’s social media confirming that Keith Flint died by suicide.
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“The news is true,” Howlett wrote on Instagram. “I can’t believe I’m saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend, I’m shell shocked , fuckin angry , confused and heart broken ….. r.i.p brother Liam”
Police said they were “called to concerns for the welfare of a man” just after 08:00 GMT. “Sadly, a 49-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.”
Their statement continued: “The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”
Flint had recently returned to the UK from a tour of Australia and was due to start a US tour in May.
The musician sang lead vocals on both the band’s number one singles, Breathe and Firestarter.