By People
November 28, 2014

Real World: New Orleans alum Ryan Knight has died, a source confirms to PEOPLE. He was 29.

TMZ reports Knight was found dead Thursday morning after partying with friends the night prior.

In addition to his time in the Real World house, Knight also appeared on MTV’s The Challenge: Rivals II, The Challenge: Battle of the Exes IIand The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons.

His reality show roommates took to social media over the holiday to mourn the loss of Knight as well as costar Diem Brown, who passed away earlier this month after a long battle with cancer.

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