Caroline Flack inquest hears sister Jody identified body after police flagged down in street
Caroline Flack's inquest has heard the heartbreaking details surrounding the Love Island star's tragic death.
The hearing, which lasted four minutes at Poplar Coroner's Court, was adjourned by assistant coroner Sarah Bourke until August 5.
Flack was found dead at her rented home in east London on Saturday morning.
Her time of death was registered at 2.36pm.
A family lawyer said she died by suicide.
Coroner's officer Sandra Polson said police were driving through Northwold Road, Stoke Newington on Saturday when they were flagged down.
She said: "They followed informants into a residential address and found a woman on her back."
Police attempted resuscitation, which was then continued by paramedics, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her body was identified by her sister, Jody Flack.
The inquest heard the provisional cause of death was given as suspension by ligature.
She had been due to go on trial next month.
Ms Flack's mother, Chris Flack, today shared the presenter's final unpublished Instagram message in her local paper, the Eastern Daily Press, in Norfolk where the TV personality grew up.
She said her daughter was advised not to share the post on social media, but that her family "want people to read it".
She said Ms Flack, whom she calls Carrie, sent it to her "at the end of January but was told not to post it by advisers".
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She was released on bail but was ordered to stop her having any contact with Burton ahead of the trial.
The ITV2 dating show did not air on Saturday or Sunday as a mark of respect to her family and returned on Monday with a tribute to the TV star, who started hosting the programme in 2015.