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Caroline Flack was arrested and charged for assault following an alleged dispute with her boyfriend Lewis Burton, 27, back in December. Despite her boyfriend later withdrawing his statement, The Crown Prosecution Service decided to go ahead with pursuing Caroline's case.

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The review will look at the general CPS handling of the case

CPS spokesperson

They previously said the withdrawal of a complaint does not automatically stop the case.

Caroline was due to go on trial this month. 

At the time, her management team slammed the CPS's decision, referring to it as a “show trial”.

Now, after a Freedom of Information request, a spokesperson for the CPS has said they will do a “post-case review” about the decision.

They said there would be a “be a post-case review panel conducted by a deputy chief crown prosecutor.”

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Caroline Flack: The CPS will review Love Island host’s trialCaroline Flack: The CPS will review the handling of the Love Island host's case (Image: GETTY)

Caroline Flack was due to go on trial this month after an alleged incident with her boyfriend LewisCaroline Flack was due to go on trial this month after an alleged incident with her boyfriend Lewis (Image: GETTY)

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“The review will look at the general CPS handling of the case and, obviously, the decisions behind charging is part of that,” they added to The Mirror.

The spokesperson added it is likely the outcome will not be made public.

“Post-case debriefings are not uncommon... but we do not comment on the outcome,” they concluded.

Last week, a spokesperson for the CPS also said Caroline’s trial had been terminated after receiving her death certificate.

Caroline Flack with her boyfriend Lewis BurtonCaroline Flack with her boyfriend Lewis Burton (Image: INSTAGRAM•LEWISBURTON)

Caroline Flack: Love Island star was found dead at her home aged 40Caroline Flack: Love Island star was found dead at her home aged 40 (Image: INSTAGRAM•CAROLINEFLACK)

They said: “By law we had to give formal evidence to the clerk of the court that the defendant was deceased.

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