Mahlon Reyes, a deckhand who worked on Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch, has died. He was 38.
Reyes was hospitalized after suffering a heart attack on July 25, according to TMZ. Though he survived, Reyes never regained consciousness, and his family elected to take him off of life support the next day.
A cause of death has yet to be determined; Reyes’ wife told TMZ that he had no known pre-existing health conditions, according to a statement posted online on Aug. 1, 2020 by EW
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The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Patricia Coston wrote
My deepest sympathy to his family! Praying for comfort! .
Cindy Johnson wrote
Prayers and deepest sympathy for his family and fellow crew members!
Nickilou Crooks wrote
how my dad passed away 12 weeks ago we are still in shock as he was fine the day before sending hugs and love to he family
Anne Schofield wrote
Really enjoy watching this series, fabulous guys working in desperate weather, my heart goes out to Mahlon’s family & all his fishing buddies, RIP
Sereen Harris wrote
My condolences to his family & I hope he R.I.P. he will be missed especially by his fans.
Lorena Thorpe wrote
That’s very young for a heart attack. He must have been under a lot of stress unless it was congenital.
Diane Simeone wrote
Well thank God it wasn’t from Covid!
Most likely because Commercial Fishing has been shut down, but the banks still want their money!! You know, those Bill’s keep rolling in…We aren’t lucky enough to work for the GOVERNMENT!!!
You know they get theirs while keeping us shut down!! What did Nancy call it… CRUMBS!! THATS WHAT NANCY GIVING US….CRUMBS!!! LEFT OVERS!!!
Kevin Morla wrote
He was still alive but never regained consciousness and his family unplugged him wow
Robert Tomahawk wrote
I will wait for the autopsy but typically this would be cocaine or another stimulant. 38 is young for a healthy heart attack.
Dale Rodgers wrote
Heart attack at 38 on an average working guy something don’t sound rite at all