“The Bachelor” alum dies of apparent suicide

08/15/2013 // West Palm Beach , Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)

New Orleans – Gia Allemand, who appeared on Season 14 of “The Bachelor,” has died of an apparent suicide. As reported by Yahoo! TV, the 29-year-old reality star and model died after being admitted to a hospital in New Orleans in critical condition and being placed on life support. She was reportedly found by her boyfriend, NBA basketball player Ryan Anderson, on Monday night.

Allemand’s family released a statement following her death saying, “Due to a critical loss of brain and organ function, life support was withdrawn today. Ms. Allemand passed away peacefully with her mother, boyfriend, and other lifelong friends by her side. As a practicing Christian, Gia did receive the sacrament of last rites.”

Condolences were also offered by “The Bachelor” host stating, “We are absolutely devastated at the sad news of Gia’s passing. She was a wonderful person and we are all that much better for having known her and having her in our lives. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and we will very much respect their privacy at this most difficult time.”

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