Love Island’s Dr Alex George announces tragic death of younger brother Llŷr

'We are hurting so bad'

Love Island's Dr Alex George

by Carl Smith |
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Love Island's Dr Alex George has paid tribute to his late brother Llŷr , who's tragically passed away.

Posting on Instagram, Dr Alex wrote: "I can’t believe I am actually writing this post. I have lost my beautiful little brother to mental health. I love you so much Llŷr.

"The kindest and most caring soul. I was so proud of you starting medical school next month, you would have been the most incredible doctor."

Dr Alex continued: "We are hurting so bad. No words can explain. As a family we are devastated. We love you and miss you so much. Please rest in peace x Our boy."

Alex's Love Island co-stars have shared their condolences in messages of support.

Rosie Williams said: "Oh no Alex! This is so awful. I’m so so sorry from the bottom of my heart. Sending you all the love in the world. Thinking of you and your family through this terrible time."

Wes Nelson also reached out, saying: "So sorry to hear this Alex! Stay strong I love you mate!"

Love Island's Dr Alex George

Samira Mighty, who Alex coupled up with in the Love Island villa, simply asked Alex to "Stay strong," with ITV2 commenting "So sorry for your loss, Alex. Sending love to you and your family x".

Alexandra Cane wrote: "I’m so sorry Alex. My deepest condolences are with you and your family," while Frankie Foster said: "Sending my love to you and family mate."

Charlie Brake added: "So, so sorry mate. Here if you need anything. Devastating," as friend and fitness influence Alice Liveing said: "Alex, I am so so sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine the pain you must be in right now. Sending love and strength."

Sam Bird said: "No words. I love you brother always here".

Our thoughts are with Alex and his family at this time.

If you want to talk to someone about your mental health, call Samaritans on 116 123, or you can email

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