It’s sad news in the reality television world as today it’s being reported that Buckwild star Shain Gandee, also known as Gandee Candy, was found dead with two others. Gandee and the two others were foundÂ in a Ford Bronco at the end of a long dirt road. He was only 21 years old. One of the others also found in the truck was Shain Gandee’s uncle, David Gandee, who was 48 years old.
“We are shocked and saddened by the terrible news about Shain Gandee, and those involved in this tragic incident,”-from an MTV spokesperson.
Seeing the various posts about the death of Shain Gandee filling up the news feeds at first seemed like a cruel April Fool’s prank. Unfortunately after seeing confirmation through TMZ, CBS, and other reputable news sites, this tragic news is true. We are saddened to hear of this horrible news and wish the best for our friend Cara Parrish and the rest of the crew involved with Buckwild in the wake of these tragic events.
He was last heard from on Sunday night when he and his uncle went out to go off-roading. No foul play has been reported.Â State police were getting ready to send out an aviation unit to search for the Gandee and the others when authorities received a call Monday morning that a vehicle was found wrecked in a muddy area a few miles from Gandee’s home in Sissonville, about 15 miles outside of Charleston.
Shain was easily loved by all who watched Buckwild. Fans were eagerly awaiting the return Buckwild season 2 for the return of the West Virgina gang who took over the Jersey Shore’s time slot on Thursday nights.
Check out some clips from Shain Gandee’s best moments with MTV’s Buckwild…..
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