The News

The Prodigy Frontman Keith Flint's Cause Of Death Confirmed

Bandmate Liam Howlett has confirmed the cause of Keith Flint's death.

The Prodigy Frontman Keith Flint's Cause Of Death Confirmed

Following today's tragic news that The Prodigy icon Keith Flint has passed away, bandmate Liam Howlett has now, sadly, confirmed that Keith 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," Liam posted on The Prodigy's Instagram account. "I’m shell shocked, fuckin angry, confused and heart broken..... r.i.p brother."

The band also wrote the following statement on their Facebook and Twitter pages:

"It is with deepest shock and sadness that we can confirm the death of our brother and best friend Keith Flint. A true pioneer, innovator and legend. He will be forever missed.

"We thank you for respecting the privacy of all concerned at this time."

Kerrang! will continue to update you with more information when we have it. Our thoughts are with Keith's family, friends, bandmates and everyone who knew him at this sad time.

If you have been affected by this story, you can contact the Samaritans in the UK on 116 123, or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in the U.S. on 1-800-273-8255. For all other global suicide helplines, see Befrienders Worldwide.

Check out more:

The best of Kerrang! delivered straight to your inbox three times a week. What are you waiting for?