March 4, 2019 8:11 am
Updated: March 4, 2019 10:12 am

Prodigy singer Keith Flint dies at age 49

WATCH: Keith Flint, the frontman of the British electronic group The Prodigy, was found dead at an address in Essex, eastern England.

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Keith Flint, the British musician who sang the vocals for The Prodigy’s hits such as Firestarter and Breathe, has died aged 49.

Flint became one of the best-known faces of 1990s British electronic music, performing apparently random dance moves often with eccentric hair cuts.

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“I’m a firestarter, twisted firestarter,” he sang in the 1996 hit. “I’m the self-inflicted, mind detonator, yeah.”

Police were called to an address in Essex, eastern England, shortly after 8:10 a.m. Monday.

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“We attended and, sadly, a 49-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene,” a police spokesman said. “The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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