Jim Raman, an orthodontist who took part in the reality show "The Amazing Race" in 2014 with his wife, died Monday. He was 42 years old.
Raman, of Irmo, S., died at his home, the Lexington County Sheriff's Department told Deadline. The authorities went to the residence to answer a call and declared Raman dead on the scene, said Captain Adam Myrick, spokesman for the department.
It was not immediately clear how Raman died but Myrick told USA Today that the police were not "looking" for all the suspects or people of interest while our work on this case continues. "
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" Nothing suspicious or criminal is involved in the case to which reference is made and for compassion and respect for the family, my office will not comment " Lexington County coroner Margaret Fisher
told WIS-TV The orthodontist and his wife, Misti Raman, appeared along with the 25th season of the reality show, finishing in second place behind the doctorate. Amy DeJong and Maya Warren students.
The Ramani have two children together and own the Irmo Smiles dental practice, which issued a statement on the death of Jim Raman.
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"As our staff and family prepare for the celebration of Dr. Raman's life, please join us in prayer for peace and comfort during this difficult time. Your patience is greatly appreciated when we give Dr. Misti Raman time to grieve the loss of his loving husband, "the statement reads.
Raman's funeral service is scheduled for Saturday in Lexington.