By Eric Heinz
Updated 3:25 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 10
The sister of San Clemente resident Michael Cavallari, 30, confirmed in a statement this afternoon that he was the person found dead in Grand County Utah.
Updated 2:27 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 10
The Grand County Sheriff’s Office in Grand County Utah stated in a press release on Thursday, Dec. 10 that they may have found the remains of San Clemente missing person Michael Cavallari, 30.
“At this time, the body is being transported to the Office of the Utah Medical Examiner for positive identification and to determine the cause of death,” the release stated. “The search crews were searching the Salt Wash area, near exit 175 on I-70 in Grand County. The terrain where the body was located is a steep and very rocky area.”
Grand County dispatchers were notified Nov. 27 of Cavallari’s vehicle, which was located approximately 100 feet off of the Floy Wash Road. Law enforcement responded to the area approximately five miles south of exit 175 on I-70 in Grand County.
According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Blotter, Cavallari was arrested on Nov. 23 following an altercation with a person in Dana Point. Cavallari was found with a shotgun in his possession after he called OCSD and informed them he was at Dana Point City Hall. He had posted bond and was subsequently released on Nov. 25.
Cavallari is the brother of The Hills TV program star Kristin Cavallari. A few days on her Instagram account, she posted “I appreciate all the concern, thoughts, and prayers that have been extended to me and my family. We remain hopeful and I will share any news that we receive. I have such gratitude for all those that have shared their support.”
At this time, the Grand County Sheriff’s Office is still handling this matter as an active missing person investigation. Anyone with information or knowledge of the whereabouts of Michael Cavallari is asked to contact the Grand County Sheriff’s Office at 435.259.8115 or visitwww.grandcountysheriff.org.
Editor’s note: This is a developing story. More information will be provided when it becomes available.