Love Island star and Lewisham doctor Alex George has paid tribute to his little brother, a day after laying him to rest.

Llyr, who was due to begin studying at medical school, died last month.

Dr George said at the time "I have lost my beautiful little brother to mental health."

His funeral took place on Monday and Dr George said it "was the hardest day of my life."

He wrote on Instagram: "Except it wasn't goodbye. Llyr, your dream was to become a doctor, you will live that dream. Every patient I see, we will do it together, you and I.

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"Your favourite passion is cars, every time I am out driving, I know you will be there laughing and smiling with me.

"I love you so much Llyr, you are always with me, my boy."

Dr Alex also took to his Instagram story yesterday.

He wrote: "Thank you to everyone who came to the funeral yesterday ( August 3).

"It would have meant too much to Llyr seeing so many of you, sharing your love for him."

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Former Love Island stars sent condolences to Dr George.

Rosie Williams wrote: "My heart breaks for you Alex! All my love and thoughts are with you."

And Demi Jones said: "Sending you all my love and strength always."

Dr George appeared on Love Island in 2018.

He is an A&E doctor and has documented his working life to his 1.4m followers during the pandemic.