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    In this photo taken late Friday, Aug. 14, 2009 singer Keith Flint of the British band The Prodigy performs on Shipyard Island in Northern Budapest, Hungary, during the Island Festival, one of the biggest cultural events of Europe, offering art exhibitions, literary and theatre performances and music concerts by international and Hungarian performers.

    Prodigy Frontman Keith Flint Died From Hanging, Inquest Hears

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    The lead singer of the UK band, Keith Flint, was found dead in his Essex house on 4 March, with bandmates revealing that he had taken his own life.

    The provisional medical cause of The Prodigy vocalist Keith Flint’s death is hanging, coroner officer Lynsey Chaffe told a two-minute hearing in Chelmsford on Monday.

    “Police attended, all protocols were followed and his death was confirmed as not suspicious”, she said, adding that toxicology reports were still to be submitted.

    The 49-year-old artist was found dead on 4 March in his Essex home, with Liam Howlett, the founder of The Prodigy, taking to Instagram to confirm his passing.

    READ MORE: Possible Reason for Prodigy Legend Flint's Alleged Suicide Revealed by Media

    He also revealed that it was a suicide:

    In a tweet, the band expressed “deepest shock” and “sadness” at the singer’s passing, and a few days later announced it would be cancelling all upcoming shows “with immediate effect”.

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