Caroline had recently returned to the UK after retreating to Los Angeles in the aftermath of her arrest for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend.
The incident forced her to step down as host of Love Island, the show which had propelled her into the top tier of British celebrity.
Caroline was due to stand trial on March 4 after pleading not guilty to assault by beating following an early-morning altercation with her boyfriend Lewis Burton.
Despite enjoying a hugely successful career with all the associated glitz and glamor, she had a troubled love life and was unable to find lasting happine ss.
(Caroline on Love Island )
Reacting to the news, Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan said: “Oh my God. This is horrendous.”
Love Island star Chris Hughes: “Words can’t sum this up. So sad. Another amazing person taking from this cruel world. When will people and and press release celebrities are humans, with the same feelings everyone else has. Can’t believe to imagine the pain. God bless Caroline and her family. Rest tight “
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