The reality TV star and a cast member of the popular MTV reality show "Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County", Clay Adler, died at the age of 27.
According to the reports by TMZ, the TV star intentionally shot himself in his head during a trip to the desert with friends on March 25.
Clay Adler with his colleague
The 27-years-old died in a hospital on March 26 because of the gunshot wound.
According to the doctors, Clay's body had no hint of consumed drugs, however, they said that he might have struggled with mental illness in the past.
Post-Clay's death, MTV shared their heartfelt condolence and said, "We are saddened by the news of Clay Adler’s passing, Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time."
Besides, Clay had appeared in two seasons of the MTV reality show, "Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County" and had also done few roles as an actor.
Clay who was also a passionate surfer was honored by his friend and family with a paddle out in Newport Beach last weekend.
May his soul rest in peace.