Love Island star Mike Thalassitis has been found dead near his home in Essex, his management have confirmed.

The 26-year-old was also a contestant on Celebs Go Dating and a former pro-footballer for Stevenage.

Fellow Love Island contestants Chris Hughes and Olivia Buckland were the first to pay their tributes on Twitter, saying they are in shock.

Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies, the winners of the 2017, also tweeted theirs tribute on Twitter, calling it heartbreaking.

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