Heartbreaking news from former “Hell’s Kitchen” contestant Jessica Vogel.
Vogel died at the age of 34 on Monday, July 30. According to a statement from her fiance to NorthJersey.com, she was being treated for the inflammatory bowel disease colitis at a hospital in southern New Jersey when “her heart gave out.”
According to her obituary, she leaves behind a mother, Donna Bruchmann; a sister, Caitlin Johnstone, and a father, Mark Vogel, along with her fiance, John Michael Keyser, and countless friends and loved ones.
Jessica was a contestant on season 12 of Gordon Ramsay’s “Hell’s Kitchen” in 2014 where she was the recipient of some rare praise over a deer dish— but she finished 12th in the competition.