via press note:
A joint statement from HISTORY and Original Media, producers of:
We are extremely saddened to report that our friend and beloved member of thefamily, Mitchell Guist, has passed away earlier today. Mitchell passed on the swamp, doing what he loved. We appreciate your respect for the Guist family’s privacy and hope you join us in sending our thoughts and prayers to his brother, Glenn, and the rest of the Guist family.
Mitchell Guist was born on May 18, 1964