Dr Alex George shares heartbreaking post after little brother’s tragic death following mental health battle

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Dr Alex George has spoken out following the tragic death of his brother Llyr after a mental health battle, reassuring fans that he is “still going”.

The former Love Island star announced the devastating news last week, saying his family was facing the “hardest” and “darkest” times after his little brother passed away.

Alex, 30, has now taken to his Instagram story to thank fans for support amid the difficult time.

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“So many of you are checking in on me so I want to say thank you and let you know I am still going,” he wrote.

“In time I will be ok,” he added.

It comes after Alex vowed to stay strong amid the tragedy, after being flooded with condolences.

In a heartbreaking message, he wrote over a black background: "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."

Alex then vowed to find the strength to keep going as he added: "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."


The reality star has been flooded with messages of support and condolences after announcing the death of his brother Llŷr on Instagram last week.

Dr Alex, who was also contacted by Ruth Langsford, revealed his brother had passed away in a heartbreaking Instagram post on Friday.

He shared a photo of himself dressed in his hospital scrubs while sat with his arm around his brother.

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Alex then wrote in the caption: “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.

“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 was 19 years old at the time of his tragic death.

If you have been affected by this story, you can call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org.

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