Caroline Flack inquest: Love Island presenter hanged herself at home, coroner says


Former Love Island presenter, Caroline Flack was found hanged at her home in east London, an inquest into her death heard today.

The English radio and television presenter,40, was found dead in her flat on Saturday afternoon, three weeks before she was due in court for an alleged assault on her boyfriend, Lewis Burton in December 2019.

The inquest into her death was opened this morning at Poplar Coroner’s Court in east London, four days after Caroline killed herself.

Coroner’s officer Sandra Polson said police were driving through Stoke Newington, on Saturday, February 15 when they were flagged down.

She said Ms. Flack was found hanging and police attempted resuscitation, which was then continued by paramedics, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body was identified by her twin sister, Jody Flack, the inquest heard.

The inquest hearing lasted four minutes with no members of Ms Flack’s family in attendance, was adjourned until 5 August.

Earlier today, the heartbroken family of Caroline Flack released an unpublished Instagram post the former Love Island presenter wrote days before she killed herself.

In the unpublished Instagram post shared by her mother Chris, Caroline denied domestic abuse and explained how her ‘whole world and future was swept from under her feet’ after her arrest for assault.