R.I.P. Justin Tennison From ‘Deadliest Catch’

Wednesday, February 23 by

Some folks spend their time on earth safely watching reality shows where people risk their lives. Other folks prefer to star in those reality shows and do the life-risking themselves. Catching king crabs in freezing cold storms is probably more exhilarating when not on the sofa, but living a hard and dangerous life can have unfortunate consequences.

Deadliest Catch” deckhand Justin Tennison was found dead in an Alaska hotel room at age 33. In the room they found hard liquor, beer and marijuana, but the cause of death has not yet been determined. The results of an autopsy that supposedly took place today are stil unknown. Tennison is not the first star of the popular Discovery Channel show to pass away: last year, around the same time, Captain Phil Harris died from a massive stroke. (ABC News)

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  1. February 23, 2011 8:37 pm


    I bet they somehow blame it on the pot. What’s with these guys just droppin like flies?

  2. February 23, 2011 8:37 pm


    I think that photo was taken 15 minutes after he was pronounced dead.

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