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The Prodigy fans to line route of frontman's funeral procession through Braintree

Keith Flint was found dead on 4 March Credit: ITV News

Fans of The Prodigy frontman Keith Flint have been urged to "raise the roof" as his coffin makes its final journey through Essex.

The 49-year-old star's bandmates are encouraging people to line a procession route ahead of a private service celebrating his life on Friday March 29.

The singer was found dead at his home in Essex on 4 March. He is thought to have taken his own life. An inquest held earlier this month heard he died from hanging.

The service at St Mary's Church will be for close friends and family only, but fans have been told speakers will relay the ceremony for them to hear outside.

The funeral procession will start at Courtauld Road, at the roundabout linking Railway Street and Coggeshall Road.

It will turn right on to Bradford Street and then left on to Church Lane. It is due to arrive at the church, on Church St, Bocking, at 3.30pm.

Keith Flint's house in Essex Credit: ITV News Anglia

Flint rose to fame in the Brit Award-winning electronic band in the 1990s and was known for hits including Firestarter and Breathe.

The band released its latest album, No Tourists, in November. It was their seventh consecutive number one record.

Following his death, The Prodigy cancelled all shows "with immediate effect", including their appearance at London's South West Four music festival in August.

A tribute to Keith Flint painted by a street artist in Peterborough Credit: ITV News Anglia