Caroline Flack, 40, who was discovered dead at her Islington flat on February 15, had previously taken an overdose on December 22, two months before taking her own life. At the inquest into her death today, Dr Brian Wells said that Flack had apparently “taken a small overdose” and was “fully conscious although somewhat inebriated”.

He said: “Inside I found a lady who was inebriated in bed, vomiting into a waste bin.

“There were others present being supportive. It transpired the client was Caroline.

“She was due at Islington Magistrates Court the following morning and had become distressed – she drunk alcohol and impulsively taken a mixture of medications.”

He added that Caroline strongly stated that she did not have suicidal intent and recommended she did not need to go to hospital.

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source: express.co.uk

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