Kristin Cavallari's brother Michael Cavallari has been found dead, E! reports. Kristin confirmed the news on Thursday with the following statement: "We want to thank everyone for their love, support, and prayers during this very difficult time. We have just been informed by the authorities my brother's body has been found. This is a very painful time, and we are still processing it all. We kindly ask everyone, please respect our privacy during our time of grieving." Kristin later echoed her devastation in a post on Instagram, writing, "My heart is in a million pieces. 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."
According to additional reports, Michael had been missing for three days prior to being discovered, and the Utah Office of the Medical Examiner confirmed that "a body was found and transported to the medical examiner's office in Salt Lake City." The tragic news comes just a couple of weeks after Kristin welcomed her third child, daughter Saylor James Cutler, with husband Jay Cutler. See Kristin's Instagram below.