Caroline Flack

Former Love Island host, Caroline Flack has died at the age of 40  in her London home.

She was said to have committed suicide on Saturday, a day after Valentine’s Day.

Spokesperson of the Flack’s  family confirmed her death and asked the media to respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time

A lawyer for the Flack family confirmed that Caroline took her own life and was found in her east London flat on Saturday, according to the Mirror.

The star was said to have returned to UK recently after retreating to Los Angeles in the aftermath of her arrest for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend.

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The incident reportedly forced her to step down as host of Love Island, the show which had propelled her into the top tier of British celebrity.

But despite enjoying a hugely successful career with all the associated glitz and glamour, she had a troubled love life and was unable to find lasting happiness.