The boyfriend of late Love Island star Sophie Gradon has reportedly been found dead.

The body of Aaron Armstrong, 25, is said to have been discovered at a house in Blyth, Northumberland, on Tuesday.

On Monday, he had posted an emotional tribute to his girlfriend on Instagram.


A Northumbria police spokesperson said: "At around 12.20pm police received a report from the ambulance service that a 25-year-old man had been found deceased at a property on Furnace Road in Bebside, Blyth.

The 32-year-old Gradon was found dead at her parents' address in Ponteland, Northumberland, reportedly by her boyfriend. An inquest has been opened and adjourned. She died on 20 June.

Her parents said in a statement to the Press Association: "It has been one week since we lost our precious daughter and we as a family are still coming to terms with our sudden loss. Our hearts are broken.

"We wish to say our goodbyes to Sophie in private so we ask that you respect our family's privacy during this arduous time."