‘Deadliest Catch’ Star Blake Painter Dead at 38

Deadliest Catch star Blake Painter was found dead in his home in Oregon on Friday, the Clatsop County Sheriff’s office confirms to ET. He was 38.

Authorities say a friend of Painter’s became worried after not hearing by him for a couple of days along with also also contacted police who went to Painter’s home, where they determined he had been dead for several days.

Several substances, which will be tested for narcotics, were reportedly found at the scene.

An autopsy along with also also toxicology test will be conducted to determine his official cause of death along with also also no foul play is actually suspected.

The crab fisherman appeared as a captain of the F/V Maverick during seasons two along with also also three of the Discovery Channel series.

His death comes following the loss of several showbiz figures in recent months, including DJ Avicii, actor Verne Troyer along with also also Chicago Fire actress Dushon Monique Brown.

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