The body of a former contestant on U.S. reality show The Bachelorette has been found dead by the side of a California freeway.
Bertrand Hug has confirmed the body discovered on Wednesday (03Nov10) was that of his son Julien Hug, 35.
Riverside County police authorities won't confirm whether they suspect foul play. An autopsy is scheduled on Thursday (04Nov10).
Hug's father reveals his son was on his way to help manage the family's Palm Desert restaurant when his phone went dead earlier this week (beg01Nov10).
Hug was a contestant on the dating show in 2009.