Boyfriend of late Love Island star Sophie Gradon found dead


Just weeks after announcing her death, Gradon's boyfriend Aaron Armstrong has now also been found dead.

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

A family friend told the Sun they were "absolutely gutted" about Aaron's death, so soon after Sophie's.

Confirming Mr Armstrong's death, Northumbria Police said: "There is not believed to be any third party involvement and a report will now be prepared for the coroner".

"She had suffered from depression and anxiety and there was talk of financial issues which obviously adds to the worry she was enduring".

Friends and family gathered to pay their respects at Sophie's funeral at St George's Church in Jesmond, Newcastle on Thursday 5 July.

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

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Posting a picture of the two of them together, he wrote: "I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby your my world forever ever and always".

Following her passing, Armstrong had expressed tremendous grief on social media.

An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of the former Love Island contestant.

Sharing a picture of the order of service, he wrote: 'I love you with all my heart my handsome angel I'm absolutely heartbroken I can't stop crying and I can feel your spirit in my soul RIP Sophie Hannah Gradon'.

"You really don't know the battles they go through every single day". I'm heartbroken for you soph to have felt this pain.

Tributes on his Facebook page read: 'You can be with her now.R.I.P Aaron'.

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