Wake held in Gonzales for ‘Swamp People’ star
POSTED: Friday, May 18, 2012 - 4:30pm
UPDATED: Friday, May 18, 2012 - 4:34pm
GONZALES, LA (NBC33) — A wake is being held in Gonzales for the star of a television series who died earlier this week.
Mitchell Guist, 47, died Monday. The Assumption Parish Sheriff says Guist was building a boat when he had a seizure and fell in the water.
His body is being viewed today from until 9:00 p.m. at Ourso Funeral Home in Gonzales. Guist was a star on the popular series "Swamp People" on the History Channel.
A preliminary autopsy shows that he died of natural causes.
NBC33’s Jason Newton is at the viewing and will have a full report on NBC33 News at 10:00 p.m.