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Continuous-time linear constrained optimal control problems are in practice often solved using discretization techniques, e.g. in model predictive control (MPC). This requires the discretization of the (linear time-invariant) dynamics and the cost functional leading to discrete-time optimization problems. Although the question of convergence of the sequence of optimal controls, obtained by solving the discretized problems, to the true optimal continuous-time control signal when the discretization parameter (the sampling interval) approaches zero has been addressed in the literature, we provide some new results under less restrictive assumptions for a class of constrained continuous-time linear quadratic (LQ) problems with mixed state-control constraints by exploiting results from mathematical programming extensively. As a byproduct of our analysis, a regularity result regarding the costate trajectory is also presented.