Mitchell from ‘Swamp People’ died today

BELLE RIVER – Deputies in Assumption Parish confirmed that Mitchell Guist from The History Channel’s show “Swamp People” died this morning.

Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the incident occurred around 9 a.m. in St. Martin Parish along the Belle River.

Officials say someone tried to perform CPR on Guist, but attempts to resuscitate the reality star were unsuccessful.

The cause of death is not known.