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Sangeeta Kocharekar
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 13:58

Kristin Cavallari’s brother's cause of death has been released

MICHAEL CAVALLARI

Our thoughts are with the Cavallari family at this difficult time.

Two months after Kristin Cavallari’s brother Michael was found dead 5kms away from his abandoned car in the US state of Utah, his cause of death has been released. The Grand Country Sheriff’s Office released a statement with details from the 30-year-old’s autopsy report.

"The Medical Examiner's Office has determined the death as accidental with the cause of death, hypothermia from exposure to cold environmental temperatures."

Hypothermia, in case you didn’t know, is the condition of having an abnormally low body temperature. Further to this info, TMZ is reporting Michael had suffered from extreme paranoia in the weeks leading up to the accident, and that his body had been found naked with his clothes strewn around him.

According to experts, he may have experienced a phenonomenon called 'paradoxical undressing', which occurs when a person becomes so disoriented and confused that they begin discarding their clothing. This, in turn, increase the rate of heat loss.

KRISTIN CAVALLARI

The tragedy happened weeks after Kristin gave birth to her first daughter, Saylor James, who joined the ex-reality star's two sons Camden and Jaxon. Mum, bubs, and Kristin's hubby Jay Cutler live together in Chicago, Illinois.