Deadliest Catch’s Tony Lara has died at 50

Deadliest Catch's Tony Lara RIP

Deadliest Catch‘s Tony Lara died in his sleep this weekend at the age of 50. He was in South Dakota for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

After working alongside Capt. Phil Harris for years in the 1990s, Tony temporarily took over as captain following Phil’s death in 2010. Tony went on to star in six episodes of the Discovery Channel show in 2011.

The official Twitter account for the show paid tribute to him on Sunday:


Meade County Sheriff Ron Merwin told the Rapid City Journal that Tony died in his sleep on Saturday night. An autopsy to determine the specific cause of death is pending.

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