People who watch Deadliest Catch and love fishing might have come across this name quite a lot because he was quite a famous name in the fishing zone because of his talents in the area. He however after having such a beautiful and adventurous life lost his life.
Many might not know how did he die and what led to his death, when he was getting help and was about to reappear on the show. In the article, we will share all the details regarding his death and about his life, so just stick with us.
What Happened to Nick McGlashan?
Nick McGlashan, one of the latest members of the Deadliest Catch passed away at the age of 33 years. He died in Nashville according to the Davidson County Medical Examiner. He died on 27th December 2020. He was found unresponsive in the bathroom of his hotel room.
How Did He Die?
Nick McGlashan who appeared on almost 70 episodes of the show had a history of alcoholism and drug addiction. His addiction seemed to worsen with time and he was asked to get help and get sober. His addiction led the show to take a tough call and suspend him from the show’s 13th season.
But then who knew that his struggle to get sober and the desire to return back to the show would not be fulfilled. According to the autopsy report and police reports the cause of his death was drugs. He had a mix of methamphetamine, cocaine, and fentanyl which eventually led to overdose followed by his death.
Following his death news, the Deadliest Catch delivered a statement “Our deepest sympathy goes out to Nick’s loved ones during this difficult time”. His friend and co-star also shared his sorrow following his death and wrote “ He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away. Behold, I am making all things new. Rest easy my brother”
Who Was Nick McGlashan?
Nick McGlashan from Akutan Islands, Alaska was from a crabbing family with a long generation spread in the field. He was a seventh-generation fisherman. He had been working on a boat since the age of 13. It was his dream to be a fisherman. His first crabbing was on the Bering Sea.
He according to his friends was one of the best and most experienced fishermen. He starred in the show on Discovery Channel called Deadliest Catch as deck boss 2013 and was quite the popular one in it. He was named after his great uncle.
He opened up about his struggle with drugs in the article titled “The Deadliest Disease” in Chosen Magazine. During his sobriety, he shared the story of his struggle to help others who were going through the same pain and struggle and wanted to be a helping hand in any way possible.
About Deadliest Catch
Deadliest Catch is a TV series that is telecasted on Discovery Channel. It has been running since 2005. The show is about crab fishermen who are aboard fishing vessels. The show was created by Thom Beers. It currently is running its 18th season. It is available to be streamed on Discover+.