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Dr Alex George Posts Heartbreaking Update After Revealing His Little Brother Has Died

Dr Alex George Posts Heartbreaking Update After Revealing His Little Brother Has Died

Former Love Island star Dr Alex George has posted a heartbreaking update following the death of his little brother, Llŷr.

Taking to his Instagram Stories this morning, Alex, 30, wrote: "These are the hardest times I could ever have imagined.

"The kindness and love our family has received has been incredible and I am so grateful.

"In the darkest times we must pick ourselves up, find strength and be there for our family and friends. That is exactly what I will do."

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Alex posted an update on Instagram (Credit: Dr Alex George/Instagram)
Alex posted an update on Instagram (Credit: Dr Alex George/Instagram)

Dr Alex took to social media on Friday, where he told followers that his little brother had tragically passed away.

He 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.

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"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."

It is believed Llŷr, who was due to start his training to become a doctor, was 19 at the time of his death.


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Since Alex announced the news, tributes have been flooding in from friends and fans.

Fellow Love Island contestant Jack Fincham wrote: "Love you mate always on the end of the phone."

Meanwhile Dani Dyer added: "So so sorry alex, sending you so much love" and Chris Hughes commented: "So sorry to see this my friend. Thinking of you buddy."

Meanwhile, This Morning's Ruth Langsford shared a touching message. She wrote: "Alex I am so, so sorry for your tragic loss.

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"I lost my sister to mental health last year so I understand the pain and shock you and your family will be feeling.

"I send you the hugest of hugs and if you ever need to talk you know how to reach me. My condolences to you and your family and may your darling brother rest in peace."

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

Featured Image Credit: Dr Alex George/Instagram

Topics: News, Celebrity News

Lucy Devine

Lucy is a journalist working for Tyla. After graduating with a master's degree in journalism, she has worked in both print and online and is particularly interested in fashion, food, health and women's issues. Northerner, coffee addict, says hun a lot. Get in touch at [email protected]

 

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