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Ex on the Beach star Chris Pearson died in Los Angeles over the weekend.
The reality TV personality – who found fame on season one of the American version of the MTV show in 2014 – was stabbed following an altercation, reports claim.
The 25-year-old was injured around 2 am on October 10 according to TMZ and taken to a Los Angeles hospital but didn’t survive his injuries he died at 3:30 am.
The outlet report that police are investigating the stabbing and believe it is a "solvable case."
Chris was a professional DJ and appeared in 11 episodes of the first US season of Ex on the Beach, where two of his exes were brought on to confront him.
Following his passing Chris' friends have started a GoFundMe for his family back in Colorado, which is where he's from, and the page describes the circumstances of his death as a "tragic encounter."
Chris Pearson died in Los Angeles over the weekend
Their statement on the GoFundMe page reads: "Unfortunately, Chris passed away early Sunday morning unexpectedly after a tragic encounter.
"Chris was the one person that loved with his whole heart. He had so much love and energy to give to every single person he crossed paths with. He wouldn't leave the room until he made sure every single person was happy.
"Chris was the most determined person there could ever be. He had a dream, set a goal & didn't stop until he achieved that goal. It didn't matter what or who he lost on the way, he made sure he had his eye on one thing and one thing only.
Chris who starred on season one of the American version of Ex on the Beach was 25
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"His smile lit up an entire room. The only other thing that Chris loved more than his music was his family and friends."
It continued: "All Chris wanted was to make it far in life to help his family and make them proud.
Chris was taken from us way way too soon. Nobody was ready for this, there was so much more he had set to accomplish.
"We ask that you please donate or share this to help His mother and the family out with funeral expenses. No donation is too small, every cent counts. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
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