Keith Flint: inquest opens into Prodigy front man’s death
PUBLISHED: 11:10 12 March 2019
The Prodigy front man Keith Flint died as a result of hanging, an inquest heard.
The musician was found dead at his home in North End, near Dunmow, on March 4.
A post-mortem found the 49-year-old’s provisional cause of death was hanging, while toxicology reports were awaited, the BBC reported.
Essex’s senior coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray adjourned the inquest until 23 July for a full hearing.
According to the BBC, coroner’s officer Lynsey Chaffe told the hearing in Chelmsford: “Police attended, all protocols were followed and his death was confirmed as not suspicious.”
Flint, who was born in London, rose to fame in the award-winning band in the 1990s. The Prodigy formed in Braintree and Flint was originally a dancer for the group, before becoming a lead vocalist.
After Flint’s death his fellow band mates paid tribute to the singer, calling him their “best friend”, a “true pioneer, innovator and legend.”