Unfortunate information for admirers of the present “Deadliest Capture.” Blake Painter, just one of the featured fisherman on the series, was identified dead in his Oregon home. He was 38 decades previous.
In accordance to TMZ, Painter—who appeared on the 2nd and 3rd seasons of the hit Discovery Channel show—had been deceased for times ahead of police found out his entire body at his residence on Friday (May 25).
A pal of Painter’s had reportedly turn out to be anxious after not listening to from him for a several times, so he referred to as the law enforcement to do a wellness check. Following getting entry into his residence, they established Painter experienced been lifeless for “several days.”
As of this crafting, there was no claimed trigger of loss of life for Painter, on the other hand, investigators observed prescription pills at the scene.
Neighborhood regulation enforcement officers produced a statement saying that they didn’t uncover any evidence of foul perform, but they weren’t ruling out the probability of suicide. Authorities reported an autopsy and toxicology test will be completed to decide Painter’s formal lead to of demise.
Blake Painter, who was regarded as an expert crab fisherman, was the captain of the F/V Maverick boat on “Deadliest Capture.” He appeared in season 3 for many episodes just before deciding to depart the exhibit.