Foul Play Not Suspected in Bachelorette Star's Death

Celebrity News Nov. 5, 2010 AT 8:35AM
Foul Play Not Suspected in Bachelorette Star's Death Credit: ABC

Foul play is not suspected in the death of Bachelorette contestant Julien Hug, whose body was found off a highway in the Southern California desert Wednesday.

Hug's body was in such a remote area that police had to use a helicopter to get him and had to wait overnight to recover it. His car was found on a forest service access road.

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The county coroner has yet to determine official cause of death.

Hug's father said the season 5 Bachelorette contestant, 35, disappeared while on his way to help his family manage their newest restaurant in Palm Desert, Calif.

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"I will always remember Julien’s gentle demeanor and kind heart, which will be sadly missed," Bachelorette Jillian Harris tells

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