Keith Flint cause of death: How did The Prodigy star die? Singer's cause of death confirmed by coroner

11 March 2019, 17:23 | Updated: 11 March 2019, 17:26

The Prodigy Perform At The O2 Apollo Manchester
The Prodigy Perform At The O2 Apollo Manchester. Picture: Getty

How did Keith Flint die? When did he die? Everything you need to know as The Prodigy star tragically passes away.

The Prodigy frontman Keith Flint has died aged 49.

Keith was found dead in his house March 4 after dying from suicide.

A statement issued on his Instagram said: "The news is true, I can’t believe I’m saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend."

A coroner has now confirmed Keith died as a result of hanging. Here's everything we know:

Keith Flint cause of death: How did he die?

Keith Flint died aged 49 from suicide.

A statement, published to Instagram confirmed the troubled star had taken his own life.

An Essex Police spokesman told The Sun: "We were called to concerns for the welfare of a man at an address in Brook Hill, North End, just after 8.10am on Monday

"We attended and, sadly, a 49-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed."

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

East of England ambulance service also say they were called to the scene where a man was found unconscious, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Now, it has been confirmed Keith died as a result of hanging, an inquest has heard.

Coroner's officer Lynsey Chaffe revealed the news in a two minute hearing on Monday 11 March.

"Police attended, all protocols were followed and his death was confirmed as not suspicious", she said.

Who was Keith Flint?

Keith Flint was the lead singer of The Prodigy, a group whom found fame in the underground rave scene in the 1990s.

They went onto become one of the UK's biggest bands.

They got to the No1 spot in the UK singles chart with their famous song Firestarter and again with Breathe in 1996.Prodigy also has six No1 albums.