Tributes have been flooding in for the iconic frontman of dance band The Prodigy.
Keith Flint, 49, was found dead at his home in Dunmow, Essex, at about 8am on Monday morning.
Police say they received reports of “concerns for his welfare”.
The musician’s death is not believed to be suspicious.
Flint was renowned for his vocals and dancing for The Prodigy, and was the singer on hit singles Firestarter and Breathe.
His bandmates described him as an “innovator and legend” following the shock news.
In a statement, the group said: “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.”
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.”
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.”
Tributes to Flint have been flooding in on social media.
Absolutely devastated to hear the tragic news that the legend Keith Flint from @the_prodigy has passed away. Our thoughts & condolences are with all his friends and family. We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for Keith and the life changing music they made and championed. RIP 💔
— Chase & Status (@chaseandstatus) March 4, 2019
Oh this is sad news. The death of Keith Flint. Whenever our paths crossed he was an absolute sweetheart. Really lovely. Incredible iconic frontman with a soft centre. 😓#RIPKeithFlint
— Jo Whiley (@jowhiley) March 4, 2019
Sad to hear Keith flint died this morning.. met him a few times he was a great guy and loved his bike racing.. 😞
— FOGGY MBE (@carlfogarty) March 4, 2019
Lost for words…RIP Keith Flint 💔
— Andy C (@ANDYC_ram) March 4, 2019
More to follow.