Caroline Flack, Former "Love Island" Host, Found Dead In Her Apartment-She Was 40

News by Joey Jordan Published on 16 Feb,2020 Updated on 16 Feb,2020

Television Host Caroline Flack Died In An Apparent Suicide-She Was 40

  • Television host, Caroline Flack, famously known as the host of the British reality show, Love Island, has died.
  • Flack, 40, was found dead in her new apartment on Saturday, 15th February.
  • Her family confirmed she died by suicide.
  • She was due in court next month on charges of assaulting her boyfriend, Lewis Burton. She was out on bail.
  • Burton was on a skiing vacation with his friends when he learned the news of his girlfriend's death.

Former British reality television show Love Island host Caroline Flack has died. The television host, aged 40, was found dead in her East London flat on Saturday, 15 February.

Flack's family confirmed her death in a statement released through a family lawyer on Saturday, where the family confirmed Flack died by suicide.

CAPTION: Former "Love Island" host Caroline Flack died in an apparent suicide SOURCE: E! News

The statement said:

We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today, the 15th of February. We would ask that the press respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time and we would ask they make no attempt to contact us and/or photograph us.

Following her death news was revealed, ITV released a statement paying their tribute to the late host. "Everybody at Love Island and ITV is shocked and saddened by this desperately sad news," said ITV in the statement. The statement continued,

"Caroline was a much-loved member of the Love Island team and our sincere thoughts and condolences are with her family and friends.

Flack famously hosted Love Island from 2015 to December 2019, when she abandoned the show after she was charged with physical assault on her boyfriend. In the court, Flack pleaded not guilty to assaulting model Lewis Burton, 27. Flack was out on bail and was due in court next month (March).

Meanwhile, Lewis had expressed his love for Falck on his Instagram on Valentine's Day though they spent Valentine's Day apart. Burton shared a photo of the couple with the caption "Happy valentines, Love you" with a red love heart and a kissing emoji.

Model Lewis Burton wished his girlfriend Caroline Flack "Happy Valentines" in an Instagram post SOURCE: The Sun

Lewis learned the devastating news of his girlfriend's death while on a skiing holiday with his pals. He was set to return to the United Kingdom on the same day of her death.

Rest in peace, Caroline Flack!!