FORMER Love Island host Caroline Flack has been found dead at her London home today, Saturday.

The 40-year-old was due to stand trial next month after pleading not guilty to assaulting her boyfriend Lewis Burton.

She had recently travelled to the US after stepping down from her position as Love Island host but returned to the UK.

The cause of her death is not yet known.

Her family have confirmed her death, saying: "We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today on the 15th February.

"We would as that the press both respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time."