Gradon, who was crowned Miss Great Britain in 2009 and went on to appear on the British dating show “Love Island” in 2016, was found dead in the U.K. on June 20. She was 32.
Since her death, Armstrong had posted a series of heartbroken messages on social media. On Monday, he shared a photo of him and Sophie with the message, “just wish I could cuddle you all day miss you so much man Sophie not a minute goes by with out your gorgeous smile being a picture in my mind everyday we spent together was so amazing I need them days back. I love you princess.”
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At the time of Sophie's death, the Northumbria Police told NME in a statement, “There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. A report will now be prepared for the coroner.”
Fellow “Love Island” contestant Katie Salmon, who coupled up with Sophie on the show, shared a heartbreaking message, alluding to suicide.
“Isn't it crazy how someone so stunning, so smiley and appeared so happy can feel no way out. The world we live in behind social media,” she wrote. “The world has failed you beautiful. I'm heartbroken for you soph to have felt this pain. I wish there was more help out there. Your smile will be remembered forever.”