Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Shain Gandee Died March 31, 2013 Mtv's 'Buckwild' Star Found Dead in W.Va

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Shain Gandee Died March 31, 2013 Mtv's 'Buckwild' Star Found Dead in W.Va

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Reality star Shain Gandee, who was one of the group of West Virginia friends highlighted in the MTV series "Buckwild," has been found dead in a truck near Sissonville, W.Va.

According to local TV station WCHS, Mr. Gandee, 21, was found in a vehicle along with the body of his uncle, David Gandee, 48, and another man, who has not been identified. Mr. Gandee and his uncle had been reported missing for 31 hours before their bodies were discovered Monday morning.

The two men had reportedly planned to go four-wheeling in their SUV and were last seen at a Sissonville bar at 3 a.m. Sunday. The Associated Press reported the men were found in their car in a ditch. No cause of death has been released by the Kanawha County Sheriff's office, however no foul play is suspected.

In a statement, MTV said, "We are shocked and saddened by the terrible news about Shain Gandee, and those involved in this tragic incident. We are waiting for more information but at this time, our main concern is for the Gandee family and their friends. …

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