Mitchell Guist, the 48-year-old star of the reality TV show ‘Swamp People,’ on The History Channel, died after falling off of his boat while traveling on the Intracoastal Waterway, near Pierre Part, Louisiana. Guist was just three days from what would be his 49th birthday.

Here’s Mitchell Guist in ‘Swamp People’:

According to CBS News, The History Channel released this statement:

“We are extremely saddened to report that our friend and beloved member of the Swamp People family, Mitchell Guist, has passed away. … Mitchell passed on the swamp, doing what he loved. We appreciate your respect for the Guist family’s privacy and hope you join us in sending our thoughts and prayers to his brother, Glenn, and the rest of the Guist family,”

Mitchell Guist passed away too young. May he enjoy his stay in Heaven.

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