What We Know About Bachelorette Alum Clint Arlis' Cause Of Death

On January 11, 2022, "Bachelorette" alum Clint Arlis died at 34 years old. After news of Arlis' heartbreaking death was announced, Bachelor nation flooded Twitter with their heartfelt condolences, including fellow contestant Nick Viall and "Bachelorette" lead Kaitlyn Bristowe.

ABC, the network behind the successful dating franchise, paid tribute to the late reality star during a January 24 episode of "The Bachelor" Season 26, per Us Weekly. At the end of the episode, "The Bachelor" aired a title card in his memory. "In Loving Memory," the title card read, per Us Weekly. "Clint Arlis 1987–2022."

At the time, little was revealed about the circumstances surrounding Arlis' death. On January 14, the Batavia Police Department released a statement in Life & Style. "It was confirmed that Clinton K. Arlis, 34, of Batavia was deceased," the statement read. "The matter is currently under investigation by the Batavia Police Department and the Kane County Coroner's Office, however, no foul play is suspected."

Now, two months after Arlis' death, more information has come to light.

Clint Arlis' cause of death has been confirmed

A coroner's investigation report acquired by Page Six through a Freedom of Information Act request revealed that Clint Arlis died by suicide. According to the outlet, the coroner's report detailed Arlis' paranoia that he was being watched and relationship issues with his longtime girlfriend. Per Distractify, the "Bachelorette" alum kept any news of relationship struggles out of the public eye.

Page Six reports that at the time of his death, Arlis was living with his parents, who shared that they had thought "things were getting better." The coroner's report further revealed that the morning of his death, he had plans to workout at a local high school. The late wrestler left behind a note in his room, per People.

A press release obtained by Radar Online shed more insight. "After evidence collection was finished, Mr. Arlis was released to the funeral home chosen by the next of kin," the release read in part. "The investigation continued for several weeks after the date of death, including correspondence with the Batavia Police, family members, Mr. Arlis' physicians, and toxicological results." The release went on to confirm his cause of death.

If you or anyone you know is having suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline​ at​ 1-800-273-TALK (8255)​.