Tributes have been paid to Mike Thalassitis after the Love Island star was found dead today.
Fans took to social media to express their condolences after reports emerged that the 26-year-old had passed in a forest in his hometown in Essex.
The former League Two footballer enjoyed a successful playing career before becoming a beloved reality TV star after appearing on season three of Love Island in the summer of 2017.
Mike Thalassitis was found dead near his hometown in Essex today
The news of his death comes after his best friend passed away on Christmas Eve.
Shocked fans took to social media to pay tribute to the reality TV star as the news emerged. One fan tweeted: ‘RIP Muggy Mike’.
Another took to Thalassitis’ Instagram account to pay tribute, writing ‘Rest in peace’ below his most recent post.