Sunday night's episode of Love Island was cancelled following the death of former presenter Caroline Flack.

A statement issued on Sunday evening by ITV read: "Many people at ITV knew Caroline well and held her in great affection. All of us are absolutely devastated at this tragic news.

"After careful consultation between Caroline's representatives and the Love Island production team, and given how close we still are to the news of Caroline's tragic death, we have decided not to broadcast tonight's Love Island out of respect for Caroline's family."

The statement said the show would return to screens on Monday night. 

Love Island will pay tribute to Caroline Flack on Monday night

"Love Island will return tomorrow night, which will include a tribute to Caroline, who will be forever in our hearts," it concluded.

Caroline Flack, who was aged 40, died in London on Saturday. 

A family statement read: "We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today, the 15th of February.

"We would ask that the press respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time and we would ask they make no attempt to contact us and/or photograph us."

Her friend and Love Island colleague Laura Whitmore paid an emotional tribute to the late broadcaster on her BBC Radio show on Sunday morning.

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