Kristin Cavallari Reacts to Death of Brother 'Mikey'
'My heart is in a million pieces'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 11, 2015 9:52 AM CST
Michael Cavallari is seen in this undated photo distributed by the Grand County, Utah Sheriff's Office. Grand County Sheriff Steven White said Monday that a rancher discovered the 30-year-old Cavallari's...   (Grand County Sheriff's Office via AP)
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(Newser) Michael Cavallari's body still has not been officially identified, Us Weekly reports, but his sister has confirmed his death and is grieving his loss. "My heart is in a million pieces," reality star Kristin Cavallari wrote on Instagram alongside a picture of her and her brother as children. "Mikey, I could always count on you to make me laugh. You had such a good heart and will be forever missed. I'm at a loss for words but I know u are in a better place and finally at peace. I love u so much RIP."

As the Daily Beast reports, Michael Cavallari had had a few brushes with the law during the past few years (a petty theft arrest, a DUI, and reckless driving violations), and was most recently arrested on charges that he threatened a woman with a gun. That was just days before he disappeared; his car, and then later what is believed to be his body, were found in Utah. Michael "was always a troubled kid and there was always drama with him," a source tells People, adding that Kristin "was always very protective of him. She was always trying to help him." Click for another throwback photo of the siblings.
 

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