Swamp People Star Mitchell Guist Dies
Atlanta 5/14/2012 08:00 PM GMT (WooEB)
Mitchell Guist, a Louisiana alligator hunter featured on the History Channel reality show Swamp People, has died. TMZ reports Guist passed away after a suspected seizure caused him to fall into Belle River in Martin Parish around 9 o’clock this morning.
Someone called 911 and CPR was performed on the reality star. Guist was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. No other details on the circumstances surrounding Guist’s death have been released.
The History Channel confirmed the news in a statement to TMZ. "We are extremely saddened to report that our friend and beloved member of the Swamp People family, Mitchell Guist, has passed away earlier today. Mitchell passed on the swamp, doing what he loved,” the network said.
Glenn Guist, Mitchell’s brother and Swamp People co-star, has not commented.
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