Keith Flint's cause of death was revealed on Monday (March 11), just a week after he was found dead in his London home.
As The Evening Standard reports, The Prodigy frontman died of hanging. “Police attended, all protocols were followed and his death was confirmed as not suspicious,” coroner’s officer Lynsey Chaffe said during a hearing, adding that the case will remain under investigation while they await a toxicology report. Flint was 49 years old.
"The news is true, I can’t believe I’m saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend," the rockstar's bandmate Liam Howlett announced on Instagram March 4. "I’m shell shocked, f**in angry, confused and heart broken ..... r.i.p brother Liam"
The band also confirmed the news via Facebook. "It is with deepest shock and sadness that we can confirm the death of our brother and best friend Keith Flint. A true pioneer, innovator and legend. He will be forever missed.We thank you for respecting the privacy of all concerned at this time," the statement read.
In light of the tragedy, the English industrial rockers canceled the remainder of their shows.
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