Mike Thalassitis cause of death: Love Island's 'Muggy' Mike dies age 26

Brenda Watkins
March 16, 2019

Both fans and fellow co-stars took social media to express send their condolences after reports emerged the 26-year-old had passed away.

Tributes have flooded in for late Love Island star Mike Thalassitis after he was found dead near his hometown on Saturday.

The 26-year-old star was best known for appearing in Love Island in 2017.

Mike quickly garnered the nickname "Muggy Mike" following an altercation with Chris Hughes over Olivia. My heart and soul and love goes out to his friends & family.

Thalassitis, commonly known as "Muggy Mike", hosted a night at Fever and Boutique in Exeter a year ago. "A good guy, taken far, far to soon". Mike, you were love by all the Love island family.

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Mike first rose to fame as a contestant on Love Island.

He found fame on the 2017 series of the ITV show.

We'll bring you more news on this tragic story as he have it.

Before his appearance on the ITV2 reality TV show, Mike was a League Two footballer.

Thalassitis was going through a turbulent, public break up with The Only Way Is Essex star Megan McKenna.

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