The Prodigy's Keith Flint Died As A Result Of Hanging, Inquest Hears

The Prodigy's Keith Flint Died As A Result Of Hanging, Inquest Hears

Prodigy frontman Keith Flint's cause of death has been officially revealed by a United Kingdom coroner's office.

The local coroner revealed "Police attended, all protocols were followed and his death was confirmed as not suspicious".

A post mortem was carried out on March 7 at Broomfield Hospital by Dr Lower, consultant histopathologist at Broomfield, who gave a provisional cause of death as hanging. She also noted that Flint's case will remain under investigation while toxicology reports are compiled. A full hearing will be held July 23 at 3 p.m., the coroner told PEOPLE.

Flint, who was known for his wild dancing and for his iconic double-mohawk died on March 4 at the age of 49.

The singer rose to fame in the Brit Award-winning electronic band in the 1990s and was known for hits including Firestarter and Breathe.

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Flint had taken part in a 5-kilometer Park Run just days before his death, recording a personal best time of just over 21 minutes. A true legend. My condolences to you all. "We love you guys and we CAN'T WAIT to see you out there". He was only 49 years old.

The British group - consisting of band members Liam Howlett and Maxim - thanked fans via Instagram for their tributes and ongoing support.

The emotional posted shared by his band mate Liam Howlett read: "The news is true, I can't believe I'm saying this but our brother Keith took his own life over the weekend".

They released their latest album No Tourists in November, their seventh consecutive number one record.

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