Prodigy’s Keith Flint Dead at 49. RIP

(Photo: Keith Flint)

Keith Flint, the intense and charismatic frontman of the British electronic group the Prodigy, died this weekend at his home in Essex, England. He was 49, reports Rolling Stone.

“It is with deepest shock and sadness that we can confirm the death of our brother and best friend Keith Flint,” the band said in a statement. “A true pioneer, innovator and legend. He will be forever missed. We thank you for respecting the privacy of all concerned at this time.”

An official cause of death was not confirmed as of Monday morning, but the Prodigy founder Liam Howlett wrote on Instagram that Flint died by suicide. “The news is true, I can’t believe I’m saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend. I’m shell shocked, fuckin angry, confused and heart broken ….. r.i.p brother.”

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