Melanie Rauscher, the star of the reality series Naked and Afraid, was found dead on July 17 in Prescott, Arizona. She reportedly died next to a can of compressed air dusting while caring for her dog at someone’s home.
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There was no will left at the scene, and the local police do not suspect any misconduct. Also, there was no evidence of drug-related tools at the residence. They said it turned out that her dog she was caring for was not injured. Prescott Police Department spokeswoman Corey Kasun said the homeowner found the body after returning from vacation.
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Melanie Rauscher took care of the dog on July 17th.
When Melanie Rauscher was the owner of the house that was taking care of the dogs. Returning from her vacation on July 17th, they found out that she had passed away. They found the body near several cans of compressed air in the room. It is not yet known whether the cans were present in the room before Raucscher stayed at the hostel. According to local media, the late 35-year-old may have ingested compressed air from some cans, but Prescott Police have not yet confirmed this. Breathing in canned air is very dangerous, claims PubMed Central, due to its highly toxic ingredients. Inhalation of dangerous substances can lead to numerous fatal conditions, including serious heart conditions, asphyxiation from vomiting, liver damage, coma, brain damage, and asphyxiation.
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According to reports, an autopsy will be performed.
The Yavapai County coroner is said to be scheduled to conduct an autopsy to determine the official cause of death. The seventh season of the Discovery Channel series Naked and Afraid, starring outdoor enthusiasts and survivalists, is where the deceased reality TV star earned most of her notoriety. Melanie Rauscher appears in the fourth season of the original show’s spin-off Naked and Afraid XL after her debut in her franchise in 2017. She is said to have spent a total of two seasons as a member of the series Naked and Afraid.