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‘Bachelorette' Contestant Michael Nance Dead at 31

‘Bachelorette' Contestant Michael Nance Dead at 31

Former “Bachelorette" contestant Michael Nance was found dead early Monday morning, TMZ reports. He was 31.

The Austin police say they were called to a local residence at 2:10 a.m. to check an unresponsive male. Nance was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

Authorities do not believe his death was suspicious, but a coroner will determine the cause.

The reality star competed for Emily Maynard’s affections on Season 8 of the show.

Maynard tweeted about Michael on Tuesday, writing, "So sad waking up to the news about Michael Nance. Such a kind heart with so much talent. Sending prayers and love to his family and friends."

Sean Lowe also tweeted about his friend, saying, "My heart breaks to hear about the passing of my friend Michael Nance. He was a sweet man with a kind soul. We all loved him on Bachelorette."

Dominique Alexis from “The Bachelor” reacted to news of Nance’s death. She spoke with “Extra” online correspondent Hannah Kahn. Watch the video below.