The Prodigy star Keith Flint has died at the age of 49

Police confirmed that a man aged 49 was found dead in Essex.

Monday, 4th March 2019, 10:44 am
Updated Monday, 4th March 2019, 12:38 pm
Keith Flint

Police confirmed that a man aged 49 was found dead in Essex.

The Prodigy star Keith Flint has died at the age of 49.
Police confirmed that a man aged 49 was found dead in Essex.

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An Essex Police spokeswoman 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 March 4.
"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."
Keith Flint was the iconic frontman of the 1990s electronic band The Prodigy
The musician became one of the faces of Britpop in the 1990s when his energetic style and punk hairstyles made him one of the movement's most recognisable characters.
Police have not yet confirmed how the star died
The local ambulance service revealed they were called to attend Keith's house after he was found unconscious, but he sadly passed away.
An East of England Ambulance spokeswoman 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 first emerged in the underground rave scene in the early 1990s and have since achieved popularity and worldwide recognition.
They earned titles like "the premiere dance act for the alternative masses" and "the Godfathers of Rave", and remain one of the most successful electronic acts of all time.
They have sold an estimated 30 million records worldwide, and won numerous music awards during their career, including two Brit Awards for Best British Dance Act and three MTV Video Music Awards