Details surrounding his death, including the cause, were not disclosed.
“It is with great sadness to tell you that my family has lost my best friend and older brother Clint on the morning of January 11th,” sister Taylor Lulek wrote in a Facebook post. “Please respect our family’s privacy as we try to cope with this great loss.”
Arliss, a former high school wrestler from Batavia, Illinois, made it through three weeks of Season 11 before his elimination by Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe. An architectural engineer, Arliss was remembered on Twitter by the season winner Nick Viall.
“Just heard about the passing of Clint Arlis,” Viall wrote. “I got a chance to get know Clint a little after our time on Kaitlyns season and I always enjoy [our] time and conversations.