'Prodigy' frontman Keith Flint dies aged 49

'Prodigy' frontman Keith Flint dies aged 49

The iconic frontman of The Prodigy, Keith Flint, has died aged 49, The Sun has reported.

The singer is said to have been found dead at his home in Essex this morning. Police are not treating his death as suspicious.

A spokesman for Essex police said;

"We were called to concerns for the welfare of a man at an address in Brook Hill, North End, just after 8.10am on Monday.

Keith Flint Credit: Getty

"We attended and, sadly, a 49-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

A spokeswoman for East of England Ambulance said;

"We were called at 8.08am with reports of a man who was unconscious in Brook Hill, Dunmow. ‘We sent an ambulance officer, Essex and Herts Air Ambulance and one ambulance. Sadly a man in his forties died at the scene."

The Prodigy are one of Britain's best loved bands, and achieved mainstream chart successes with number ones Firestarter and Breathe. Flint, originally a dancer with the group, performed vocals on both tracks.