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The Prodigy’s Keith Flint ‘owed £7.3 million in debts and taxes’ when he died

Keith died aged 49 (Picture: Balkanpix.Com/REX)The Prodigy star Keith Flint reportedly owed £7.3 million in unpaid debts and taxes when he died aged 49.The dance legend passed away on 4 March, with a coroner later recording an open verdict on his death despite Flint being found hanged.And in figures acquired by The Sun, the star reportedly left behind millions in debt to be taken from his £11.

6 million estate.Figures from the Probate Office show that Flint’s fortune was down to £4.3 million after his affairs were settled, with his pub firm De Bohun Inns Limited reportedly racking up debts of £500,000.Flint had also put his £1.5 million home in Dunmow, Essex, up for sale days before his tragic death.

The singer was worth over £11 million (Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)However, it’s claimed that Keith was still earning millions from The Prodigy, receiving £1.5 million over the past two years from touring and record sales.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe star had previously claimed he was not saving his money for anything in a brutally honest interview about death in 2015.

Speaking to Matt Blake for FHM, Flint said: ‘I’m not saving up for anything. I’m cashing it all now. I’ve always had this thing inside me that, when I’m done, I’ll kill myself.
Keith also ran a pub firm, owning The Leather Bottle in Pleshley (Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)‘I swear to God that’s not suicidal – it’s definitely a positive thing.

The moment I start s****ing the bed is when you’ll see me on the front of a bus.’An inquest on 8 May found that Flint had cocaine, alcohol and codeine in his system when he died.However, Coroner Caroline Beasley-Murray suggested that Flint could have been ‘larking around’ when he hanged himself.She said: ‘I have considered suicide, but I would have to record that finding on the balance of probability that he formed the intention and took a deliberate action knowing it would result in his death.

Having regard to all the circumstances I don’t find there is sufficient evidence.More: Prodigy
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AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I am going to record an open conclusion. We will never quite know what was going on in his mind on that date.’Metro.co.uk has contacted a rep for Keith Flint’s estate for comment.Need support? Contact the SamaritansFor emotional support you can call the Samaritans 24-hour helpline on 116 123, email jo@samaritans.

.org, visit a Samaritans branch in person or go to the Samaritans website.MORE: Amber Rose cancels iconic SlutWalk to protect her ‘energy and peace’ after turbulent yearMORE:.....

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