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Kristin Cavallari pays tribute to her brother

Kristin Cavallari pays tribute to her brother

Kristin Cavallari has paid a touching tribute to her older brother Michael after he was found dead.

The 28-year-old TV personality - who confirmed the sad news in a statement on Thursday (10.12.15) - has taken to Instagram to express her sadness, saying her brother will be "forever missed".

The 'Hills' star wrote: "My heart is in a million pieces. Mikey, I could always count on you to make me laugh. You had such a good heart and will be forever missed."

She added: "I'm at a loss for words but I know u are in a better place and finally at peace. I love u so much RIP. (sic)"

Earlier, Kristin released a statement via E! News in which she confirmed the tragic news, after her brother had been missing for almost two weeks, and thanked fans for their support.

She said: "We want to thank everyone for their love, support and prayers during this very difficult time.

"We have just been informed by the authorities my brother's body has been found. This is a very painful time and we are still processing it all."