S Club 7 have posted a statement on social media following the death of band member Paul Cattermole.
On Thursday, 6 April, Paul Cattermole's family revealed the pop star had been found having passed away at his home.
Cattermole's family wrote: "It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved son and brother Paul Cattermole.
"Paul was found yesterday, 6th April 2023 at his home in Dorset and was pronounced dead later that afternoon.
"While the cause of death is currently unknown, Dorset Police has confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances. Paul’s family, friends and fellow members of S Club request privacy at this time."
The rest of S Club 7 - Hannah Spearritt, Rachel Stevens, Tina Barrett, Jon Lee, Jo O'Meara and Bradley McIntosh - have since spoken out.
S Club 7 took to Instagram to share a black and white image of Cattermole.
The caption reads: "We are truly devastated by the passing of our brother Paul. There are no words to describe the deep sadness and loss we all feel.
"We were so lucky to have had him in our lives and are thankful for the amazing memories we have. He will be so deeply missed by each and every one of us. We ask that you respect the privacy of his family and of the band at this time."
The band - which formed back in 1998 - soared to fame with songs such as 'Bring It All back' and 'Reach' as well as 'S Club Party'.
Fans of S Club 7 have flocked to social media to commemorate Cattermole.
All On The Board wrote: "Rest in peace Paul Cattermole. May you fly with angels in paradise where nothing can hurt you. And the eternal light caresses your soul.
"So many of us had a dream come true when it was announced. The group would bring it all back and were reuniting to perform on stage; It's so sad that we now say goodbye to you at such a young age.
"Thank you for the music and the memories you gave. With your brothers and sisters in S Club 7.
"You will be forever loved, never forgotten and always missed, may forever love reach you up and above in your new home in heaven.
"Sending love and thoughts to Paul, his family, friends, brothers and sisters in S Club 7 and his fans."
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