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Love Island UK star Sophie Gradon has been found dead in her parents home near Newcastle, England. Sophie was 32.

The former Miss Great Britain starred in the 2016 season of the reality TV show, and became half of the first same-sex couple on Love Island, after coupling up with fellow housemate Katie Salmon.

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Northumbria Police released this statement regarding the death.

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.

Tributes for Sophie have been flowing in from the reality TV community.

Sophie’s ex from Love Island, Katie Salmon, posted this tribute.

Sophie’s boyfriend Aaron Armstrong has also posted an emotional tribute following the news.

“I will never forget that smile,” he said. “I love you so much baby you’re my world forever and always”.

If you are contemplating suicide or having suicidal thoughts, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14, or the Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467. If you are in immediate danger, call 000.

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