Former ‘Love Island’ Host Caroline Flack, 40, Dies By Suicide
|15 February, 2020||Posted by Stacey under Celebrities|
Caroline Flack has been found dead at her London flat after taking her own life.
The former Love Island host Caroline, 40, was due in court next month on charges of assaulting her boyfriend was found in her flat today.
Tonight, friends and family of the presenter were devastated by her untimely death which came just a day after her lover Lewis Burton, publicly made contact with her despite a court ban.
A family statement read: “We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today on the 15th February. We would ask that the press both respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time.”
Caroline’s boyfriend, a Lewis, 27 a model, denied the prosecution with Caroline as he was determined to prove her innocence after denying his assault by beating.
Those close to Caroline are said to be furious that the CPS had continued to prosecute Caroline despite Lewis making clear he did not want them to and there being no serious injury.
They are angry that the CPS had refused to listen to warnings that Caroline was vulnerable.
ITV released a statement: “Everybody at Love Island and ITV is shocked and saddened by this desperately sad news. Caroline was a much loved member of the Love Island team and our sincere thoughts and condolences are with her family and friends.”
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Source: The Sun