“Deadliest Catch” star Mahlon Reyes, who played a deckhand on one of the crab fishing boats, has passed away.
TMZ reported that Mahlon’s wife tells them he died in his hometown of Whitefish, Montana after he suffered a heart attack last Saturday morning. Although he survived it, and was transported to a hospital … he never regained consciousness.
His wife said the family decided Sunday to take Mahlon off life support. She says he was surrounded by loved ones.
The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office says his official cause of death has not been determined yet … pending autopsy and toxicology results. Mahlon, who worked on 2 “Deadliest Catch” boats … the Seabrooke and Cape Caution is survived by his wife and 4 children. He was only 38.