Love Island Star Found Dead Aged 26

His Love Island co-stars have paid tribute

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Love Island contestant Mike Thalassitis has been found dead, aged 26.

According to The Sun, the reality star was found in the woods near his home in Essex on Friday. The cause of death isn't known.

Thalassitis starred in the 2017 series of the ITV's reality dating show.

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Former Love Island stars, including presenter Caroline Flack, rushed to pay tribute to Mike on social media.

In a post, Flack wrote: "Mike... you were a total gentleman... I won’t forget that ... it’s so so sad will be missed. RIP."

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