In a surprise announcement, the investigation into the death of The Prodigy lead singer Keith Flint has turned up with inconclusive results. Coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray determined an “open conclusion” after attempting to assess Flint’s death.
“I’ve considered suicide,” Beasley-Murray said.
“To record that, I would have to have found that, on the balance of probabilities, Mr. Flint formed the idea and took a deliberate action knowing it would result in his death. Having regard to all the circumstances I don’t find that there’s enough evidence for that.”
In addition, Beasley-Murray said that she couldn’t be sure that the event was an accident. She continued: “We will never quite know what was going on in his mind on that date.”
Oddly enough, Flint’s family and band manager did not attend the hearing were Murray clarified her findings.
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Flint was found dead in his Essex home in March. Flint was 49 years old. The initial report determined that the cause of Flint’s death was due by hanging. Thus, it was claimed to not be treated as “suspicious”. Toxicology reports showed cocaine, alcohol, and codeine in his blood at the time of his passing.
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