Keith Flint Hanged Himself In His Home, Coroner Confirms

Keith Flint, the Prodigy frontman who was found dead last week aged 49, is confirmed to have hanged himself.

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Emergency services were called to Flint’s home in Dunmow, Essex, last Monday morning.

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An ambulance officer attended to Flint, but the singer was pronounced dead at the scene.

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It has now been confirmed that Flint took his own life by hanging himself in his £1.5 million country home.

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Coroner’s assistant Lynsey Chaffe revealed the verdict in an inquest at the Chelmsford Coroner’s Court this morning.

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Chaffe told the court: “On March 4, 2019, Mr Flint, a 49-year-old gentleman, was found unresponsive at his home.

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“An ambulance was called, paramedics arrived and found Mr Flint had passed away. Police attended, all protocols were followed and the death was confirmed as non-suspicious.

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“A post-mortem examination was carried out on March 6, 2019 at Broomfield Hospital by Doctor Lower, who has given a provisional cause of death as hanging, which is under investigation whilst we are awaiting toxicology.”

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Flint had been estranged from his wife, DJ Mayumi Kai, after the pair split some years ago.

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At the end of his life, Flint had been dating 43-year-old Faye Kelbie, though it has been rumoured that Flint was in the process of trying to reconnect with Kai.

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It’s alleged that Flint had delayed the sale of their marital home in the hopes of winning her back.

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A full hearing on Flint’s death will follow on July 23.