"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."

He died on Thursday and the cause of his death is unknown but there are no suspicious circumstances, it said

S Club 7 were one of the biggest pop acts of the late 1990s and early 2000s

Their hits included Reach, Don't Stop Movin' and S Club Party. In total, they had 11 UK top 10 singles

including four number ones, and sold more than 10 million albums worldwide. They also won two Brit Awards.

"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"