What do we know about Clint Arlis' cause of death?
by Ana Walia | Sat, 12 Mar 2022 19:48:02 GMT
Clint Arlis passed away on January 11th, 2022. Image Source: People

According to the Batavia Police Department, The Bachelorette alum Clint Arlis was found dead in a private residence on January 11th, 2022, and now the department has ruled out the cause of his death.

34-year-old Clint Arlis’ death was under investigation as the cause of his death was not ruled out immediately, but they mentioned at the time that there was no foul play suspected. According to the reports by Page Six, who obtained the investigation report through a Freedom of Information Act request, Clint Arlis left a note on his dresser before he hanged himself.

The press release by the police department stated that Batavia Police Department and the Kane County Coroner's Office carried out the investigation. Clint Arlis’ physicians and toxicological results suggested that his cause of death was asphyxiation by hanging and that the manner was to be determined as suicide.

The reports suggested that the star intended to visit a local high school for a workout on the day of his death. More information stated that Clint had been struggling with paranoia and believed that people had been watching him, plus he had a lot of issues with his girlfriend. According to sources, Clint’s parents believed that their son was getting better and decided to not publicly talk about his challenges after he moved in with them.

A family friend, Scott Bayer, broke the news of the Bachelorette alum’s passing away when he wrote that one of the Batavia Wrestling Program’s all-time greats, 2005 graduate Clint Arlis, has passed away. Clint was also the beloved son of Coach Tom Arlis and wife Jamie, the brother of Taylor, and the boyhood idol and best friend of his younger brother, Coach Logan Arlis.

Clint Arlis’ sister, Taylor, took to her Facebook to confirm the news of her brother's passing away and mentioned that the family would like to have some privacy during such a difficult time.

ABC network paid tribute to Clint Arlis. Image Source: The Inside Express

Clint Arlis competed in Kaitlyn Bristowe’s season, who took to her social media to react to the situation by sharing an emotional video of the two. She added that even though things between the two of them did not end on a good note, she had only known and heard good things about him from everyone around him. She went ahead to show her support to the ones grieving his death and wrote that she does not know much right and it’s none of her business, but she just wants the people who knew him to know that she is sorry for the loss.

Ben Higgins, who also competed in the same season, shared that Clint Arlis was an incredible human being. Ben went on to describe him as an artist, creator, and friend who was incredibly intelligent. He added that the world lost someone way too early.

ABC Network also paid tribute to the former Bachelorette alum after The Bachelor's episode on the January 24th premiere. At the end of the episode, the network aired a title card in his memory, "In Loving Memory, Clint Arlis 1987–2022."

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), text "STRENGTH" to the Crisis Text Line at 741-741, or go to suicidepreventionlifeline.org.