This Morning pay tribute to delightful guest Matty Lock, 19, as he tragically dies

ITV's This Morning has paid tribute to "delightful" guest Matty Lock, who has tragically passed away aged just 19.

The daytime show has taken to social media to pay their respects to the teenager.

They wrote: "Everyone at This Morning is shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Matty Lock, aged just 19.

"He was a delightful young man, a joy to work with and his passion for vacuum cleaners and general mechanics was infectious.

"His family came to the studio and they were so proud that he’d turned a childhood hobby into a career."

The post continues: "We will miss him and send our condolences to his family."

Presenter Holly Willoughby, 42, commented on the Instagram post to say: "Just so unbelievably sad… such a lovely and talented young man… sending my love to his friends and family, this must be such a difficult time."

She also posted on her Instagram story, telling her followers: "So shocked and saddened to hear the news today.

"Matty was a wonderful person with a true passion for what he did… my love goes out to his friends and family and what must be a very difficult time."

Holly's co-host Craig Doyle, was another star to comment on the post as he said: "Ah no, what a lovely young man, this is such tragic news. Rest in Peace, Matty."

While Friday show host Dermot O'Leary commented: "Awful news. What a lovely guy. X."

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