Reality TV Star, Former Beauty Queen Winner Dead at 32: Cause Unclear

June 22, 2018 Updated: June 22, 2018

Sophie Gradon, a British  beauty pageant champion and contestant on TV show “Love Island,” died at the age of 32, according to reports.

Her cause of death was not disclosed.

“I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby your my world forever ever and always,” her boyfriend, Aaron Armstrong, said on Facebook.

Gradon was crowned Miss Newcastle and Miss Great Britain in 2009.

Northumbria Police said in a statement to the BBC, “At about 8.27 p.m. yesterday (20 June) police attended a property in Medburn, Ponteland, where sadly a 32-year-old woman was found deceased.

“There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. A report will now be prepared for the coroner,” officials added.

On Twitter, people mourned her passing.

“Shocked beyond belief!!! RIP @sophiegradon sending all our love to Sophie’s family at this incredibly sad time xx,” Miss Great Britain’s Twitter account wrote.

Olivia Buckland, a former “Love Island” contestant, also wrote on social media: “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.”

“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,” reality star Alex Bowen tweeted.

I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby your my world forever ever and always ❤️❤️

Posted by Aaron Armstrong on Thursday, June 21, 2018

 

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