‘Love Island’ star’s boyfriend has died just weeks after her own tragic death

His body was discovered hours after begging "for them days back" on a photo with his late girlfriend.

By Kate Wagner

The boyfriend of Love Island UK star Sophie Gradon has been found dead just days after his girlfriend's funeral.

Aaron Armstrong was absolutely devastated by his girlfriend's untimely death on June 20. It is believed the 32-year-old died by suicide after her body was reportedly discovered in her parents' home by Aaron.

In the few weeks since she died, the 25-year-old posted incessantly on social media about how much he missed Sophie and how he longed to be with her again.

In his last tribute to the former Miss Great Britain — posted hours before his body was discovered in his Northumberland home — he wished he could cuddle her and have "them days back".

After Sophie's funeral, just five days ago, Aaron said he was "absolutely heartbroken" and couldn't stop crying.

In other posts, he referenced a "massive meltdown" and said: "I will never stop loving u and my heart will be yours until the day I join you I will see u very soon my angel so keep are bed worm for me [sic]."

A spokesperson for Northumbria Police said: "At around 12.20pm today 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."

"There is not believed to be any third party involvement and a report will now be prepared for the coroner."

Months before her death, Sophie had opened up about the devastating toll of online abuse after appearing on the reality dating show.

"There would be so many negative comments," she told Radio Aire. "They are commenting on the way you look, the way you talk. They would come up with an opinion of you on a TV show where they've watched you for 45 minutes."

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