Love Island Issue Official Statement Following Sophie Gradon's Death

Tom Powell and Sophie Gradon love island series 2 two 2016

Tom Powell and Sophie Gradon love island series 2 two 2016

The Northumbria Police told NME, "At about 8:27 pm 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", the statement read.

Olivia Buckland, who appeared with Gradon on Love Island, described her as a "beautiful attractive woman" with a "one in a million" smile. "RIP Sophie Gradon. Such an wonderful and lovely girl". I have no words. "& those arms", she tweeted. "IT SHOULD NOT AIR TONIGHT", in a now-deleted post obtained by OK!

Love Island host Caroline Flack tweeted: "So very sad". @Sophiegradon what a lovely woman you were.

"What an unbelievable send off for our Mr Newcastle @mrpaulburns1 Thank you for being there when you recognised I needed someone, you are a true saint".

"I'm heartbroken for you Soph to have felt this pain". A handsome friend and person.

The former Love Island star, who appeared on the second series, passed away on Wednesday night aged 32, with Sophie's boyfriend confirming the news. All our memories in Love Island and after. "Rest in peace attractive".

Malin went on to share a selfie of the duo together, which saw them smiling down the lens with huge smiles on their faces.

'A young woman who hasn't harmed anyone but a woman who has faced a torrent of judgmental and close minded opinions since leaving Love Island.

Tributes have begun pouring in for the former Miss Newcastle, with fellow reality TV star Holly Hagan saying: "You were only helping me battle the Twitter trolls yesterday".

"We had lots of little chats and so many laughs. you were the the shoulder to cry on and a handsome person with a lovely soul".

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