Melanie Rauscher, a former actuality star who appeared on a number of seasons of Bare and Afraid, was discovered useless on July 17.
She was 35 years outdated.
No reason for dying has been introduced.
And the circumstances round her passing are thought of fairly uncommon.
In keeping with TMZ, Rauscher was canine sitting at a residence in Prescott, Arizona whereas the householders have been away on trip.
Corey Kasun, a rep for the Prescott Police Division, advised this movie star gossip web site that the householders then returned house final Sunday afternoon — and found Melanie useless of their visitor room.
Her physique was discovered close to quite a few cans of compressed air, which can be utilized to wash mud off computer systems and/or different surfaces.
It’s unclear on the time precisely what which means because it pertains to Rauscher’s reason for dying.
Police have mentioned there have been no apparent indicators of foul play, and they didn’t discover a suicide observe or drug paraphernalia.
Rauscher was primarily a contestant on Bare and Afraid in 2013, and he or she additionally performed a job the spinoff present XL in 2015.
This system has aired since 2013.
The present options full strangers (usually a person and a lady) getting dropped right into a harmful, desolate location, with out meals or water … and so they’re utterly nude.
Every episode follows the forged members because the contestants attempt to survive on their very own with nothing however a private merchandise and the information that the one prize is their delight and sense of accomplishment.
Jeremy McCaa, a castmate of Melanie’s, posted a touching tribute to Rauscher on his Fb web page after information of her dying went viral, saying he was “feeling damaged.”
The tribute reads in full:
She got here into my life in a method I can’t clarify. We had such a chemistry on the present and it blossomed right into a friendship that goes past phrases may describe.
Her laughter was one in all a form. Her friendship was wonderful. Even tho we wasn’t blood, we was household. I may all the time rely on her.
We had so many moments once we would simply be there for one another. She was my swamp spouse, a finest good friend, a robust lady, a tremendous particular person and I’ll all the time cherish our moments collectively.
You’re gone to quickly and brought from us to early. You’ll all the time be my Mel. I like you and I’ll see you once more at some point.
The world misplaced a tremendous particular person. Please maintain her household and associates in your prayers. See you once more my Queen.
In keeping with Rauscher’s obituary, a celebration of her life is deliberate for October.
“Mel was a passionate athlete and deeply concerned in native grownup leagues,” reads this obituary.
“She was a diehard Eagles fan.
“She was a pure comic, and her wit was unmatched. Melanie’s boisterous snicker will echo within the hearts and minds of her family members perpetually.”