‘Deadliest Catch’ captain Blake Painter found dead in his OR home

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An Oregon fisherman featured on the television series "Deadliest Catch" has died at the age of 38, The Associated Press reported.

Police discovered Painter's body because a friend of Painter's called the police because he hadn't heard from his friend in a few days.

Police discovered substances and prescription pills inside Painter's home, but it's unclear whether they contributed to his death, TMZ reports.

According to TMZ, officers have said no foul play is suspected.

Painter, who served as the captain of the F/V Maverick on the hit Discovery Channel show, was discovered on Friday in his OR home, according to TMZ. An autopsy and toxicology report had been ordered.

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Blake Painter, an OR fisherman featured on the television series "The Deadliest Catch", has died.

Painter was best known for his role during the second and third season of the Discovery Channel show. A crab fisherman, Painter was the captain of the F/V Maverick on the show.

The "Deadliest Catch" star was just found dead in his OR home.

This isn't the first time that a star of Deadliest Catch has passed away.

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