Love Island’s Sophie Gradon Has Tragically Died At The Age Of 32
Such sad news.
Former Love island contestant Sophie Gradon has died at the age of 32.
The ex-Miss Great Britain, who started on the show in 2016, was found dead in her Newcastle home last night.
Sophie’s boyfriend, Aaron Armstrong, along with her friends and family confirmed via Sophie’s personal Facebook account that she had passed away. In an emotional post, her boyfriend said this morning: “I will never forget that smile.”
He added: “I love you so much baby your (sic) my world forever and always.”
I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby your my world forever ever and always ❤️❤️
It is not yet known how Sophie died but police said there were no suspicious circumstances.
A Northumbria Police spokesperson 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.”
Tributes have been pouring in from fellow contestants and friends of Sophie.
Shocked beyond belief!!! RIP @sophiegradon sending all our love to Sophie’s family at this incredibly sad time ?xx
— Miss Great Britain ® (@Official_MissGB) 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
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
Such a awful day ? my heart is broken & goes out to the very one effected ??
— Cara de la Hoyde (@Miss_Delahoyde) June 21, 2018
I am in absolutely in shock! @sophiegradon what a beautiful woman you were. RIP ❤️
— Amber Davies (@Amber_Davies7) June 21, 2018
Jesus how sad what a good woman and friend I’m so sorry for this loss ! My thoughts and prayers are with her family . So damn sad @sophiegradon RIP
— Calum Best Official (@CalumBest) June 21, 2018
So very sad . Such a beautiful soul …. such a beautiful smile …thoughts and love with friends and family @sophiegradon ❤️
— caroline flack (@carolineflack1) 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
Absolutely heartbroken to hear what happened to Soph. I am so glad to have experienced Love Island with you and to have known you. Kind gentle soul taken too young. Stay Shapey up there. RIP?
— Kady McDermott (@kadymcdermottx) June 21, 2018
She made history on Love Island as one half of the show’s first same-sex couple after she coupled up with Katie Salmon, later leaving to pursue her relationship with Tom Powell.
Fly high beautiful so high! ?❤️ pic.twitter.com/JPrqQgkPqC
— Katie Salmon (@katiesalmon24) June 21, 2018
Sophie had been tweeting about the new series of Love Island just yesterday.
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