This is truly tragic.
Kristin Cavallari‘s brother Michael was recently found dead in Utah, after he was missing for about two weeks. And now, sources are saying that the 30-year-old was hoping to make a big step in his battle with alcohol addiction and mental health issues.
The brother of the Laguna Beach alum was supposedly “really turning his life around” before he disappeared, and was even talking about going to rehab.
Related: Kristin Speaks About Her Brother’s Death
An insider revealed to People:
“Most recently, Mike felt he wasn’t able to maintain sobriety alone and needed to go into a rehab facility. He told his mom this as soon as he was released from his detainment.”
The confidante confessed that The Hills star’s struggling sibling had been even working with his father, Dennis, in real estate development.
The source also added that Michael’s family is in the process of planning his memorial service. But first, they need to figure out when Kristin’s baby girl will be able to travel safely.
Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this terrible tragedy.
[Image via Grand County Sheriff’s Office.]
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