Cops confirmed they were called to a property in Blyth, Northumbria and found Aaron's body.
A family friend who didn't want to be named told The Sun Online: "We're absolutely gutted".
Officials said there was no third party involvement suspected in the 25-year-old's death.
The creators of Love Island, which is one of the most popular reality shows in the United Kingdom, paid tribute to Gradon via Twitter on June 21: "The whole ITV2 and Love Island team are profoundly saddened to hear the news about Sophie, and our deepest sympathies and thoughts go to her family and friends".
"Miss you so much Sophie, not a minute goes by without your gorgeous smile being a picture in my mind".
Ms Gradon, who was named Miss Great Britain in 2009 and had been crowned Miss Newcastle the previous year, died on June 20.Читайте также: Manchester City closing in on Mahrez after deal with Leicester City
Gradon reportedly struggled with depression prior to her death.
Former Love Island star Malin Andersson tweeted: 'RIP Aaron.
He continued, "My lovely angel, I'm absolutely heartbroken".
"I love you with all my heart my lovely angel", he wrote.
Every day we spent together was so unbelievable.
"I love you so much and just want to hold u tight and give u a big kiss I miss you so so much you will shine so bright up there my angel rest in peace attractive see u on the other side".
Sophie's memorial service was held last Friday and Aaron attended with close friends and family.
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