Love Island's Sophie Gradon Has Passed Away Age 32
21 June 2018, 11:41 | Updated: 21 June 2018, 12:10
The news was confirmed by her boyfriend via Sophie's personal Facebook page.
Love Island's Sophie Gradon has reportedly died at the age of 32.
The news was confirmed by her boyfriend, Aaron Armstrong, along with her friends and family confirmed via Sophie’s personal Facebook account that she had passed away.
Armstrong shared a photo of the two of them together with the caption: "I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby your my world forever ever and always"
I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby your my world forever ever and always ❤️❤️Posted by Aaron Armstrong on Thursday, 21 June 2018
Northumbria Police said: "At about 8.27pm yesterday (June 20) police attended a property in Medburn, Ponteland, where sadly a 32-year-old woman was found deceased. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. A report will now be prepared for the coroner."
Sophie was a contestant on the second series of Love Island UK. She coupled up and found love with Tom Powell on the first day and later became one half of the first same-sex coupling on the show with Katie Salmon.
Tributes have poured in from her friends and family, including Geordie Shore's Holly Hagan, her fellow Love Island 2016 contestant Olivia Buckland and other Love Island contestants.
@sophiegradon you were only helping me battle the twitter trolls yesterday 😩💔 rest in peace beautiful ❤️— H O L L Y H A G A N (@HollyGShore) June 21, 2018
Awful awful news this morning. I am gutted. I am so sorry the world failed you. You were such an intricate, creative, intelligent soul. Words fail me.— Olivia Buckland (@OliviaDBuck) June 21, 2018
You helped us through so much. Your smile was one in a million. The world failed. I send all my love and my thoughts to you today. To your family and your loved ones. I cannot work out what to say. RIP you beautiful beautiful woman. I’m so lucky to have met you. #stayshapey— Olivia Buckland (@OliviaDBuck) June 21, 2018
I am in absolutely in shock! @sophiegradon what a beautiful woman you were. RIP ❤️— Amber Davies (@Amber_Davies7) June 21, 2018
@sophiegradon rest in peace you beautiful little angel, the heavens are blessed with a beautiful smile R.I.P xxx— Nathan Henry (@NathanHGShore) June 21, 2018
We had lots of little chats and so many laughs 😢 you were the the shoulder to cry on and a beautiful person with a beautiful soul. Shine bright in that sky Sophie gradon ❤️— ALEX BOWEN (@ab_bowen07) June 21, 2018
RIP @sophiegradon THIS WORLD IS CRUEL. I can’t believe what I’ve just read. You beautiful angel. I have no words. I’m in so much pain. A beautiful friend and person. It hasn’t sunk in.— Malin Andersson (@MissMalinSara) June 21, 2018