Former British reality TV star Sophie Gradon has died aged just 32.

The ex-Miss Great Britain, who starred in the British series of Love Island in 2016, was found dead at a home near Newcastle, in northeast England.

The bubbly star was a hit with fans, who posted of their shock over her death on social media, reported.

Gradon caused a stir when she became one half of Love Island's first same-sex couple after coupling up with Katie Salmon.


The day before her death, she posted a smiling photo with a caption advertising a new underwear range.

A police spokesman said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding her 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.

"A report will now be prepared for the coroner."

Happy Birthday Baby 🎂💖

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Gradon's boyfriend Aaron Armstrong posted an emotional tribute to the star, saying: "I will never forget that smile."

He added: "I love you so much baby you're my world forever and always."

The tragic star's last social media post has since been revealed - a caring message from Gradon to a pal on Facebook, the Sun reported.

Replying to her ill friend's comment on social media, Gradon wrote: "Hope you're feeling a bit better soon!!!"


Fans and reality TV stars took to Twitter to pay tribute to Gradon and express their devastation.

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