(NationRise.com) – Adam Harrison, who was one of the characters of reality TV show Pawn Stars, died on January 19 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 39-year-old man was one of the three sons of Richard “Rick” Harrison, who is the main character and superstar of the famous TV show.
In a statement, Harrison family spokeswoman Laura Herlovich confirmed the 39-year-old man’s death and pointed out that the cause of death was a drug overdose. Herlovich also noted that the family is “extremely saddened” by his death, pointing out that those who knew Harrison will always remember him as a loving person who always cared for his family and friends. The spokeswoman also noted that the family asks for “privacy” as they grieve his loss.
According to a Las Vegas Review-Journal report, the Las Vegas police were investigating his death, which was initially reported by media outlet TMZ. The police department hasn’t responded to questions regarding Rick Harrison’s son’s death so far. Meanwhile, Herlovich said it remains unclear which drug Harrison overdosed on, as well as the exact location where he died.
Rick Harrison later revealed that his son had overdosed on fentanyl, which has killed countless Americans in recent years. Rick went on to blast the border crisis that is plaguing the country and allowing fentanyl to enter illegally.
While Adam Harrison didn’t play a significant role in the TV show, many fans expressed their grief on social media. On their Instagram accounts, Rick Harrison and his son Corey Harrison posted some memorial comments. The father wrote that he will always love him and will forever remain in his “heart.”
The History Channel TV show started in 2009. The program centers not only on the numerous business operations of a storefront business in Las Vegas but also on family relationships. The show became a massive success not only in the United States but also in Latin America.
Different public figures also took to social media to express their condolences for the Harrison family. One of these was Donald Trump Jr, who commented on Rick Harrison’s short memorial on his Instagram account. The son of former president and presidential candidate Donald Trump said, “I’m so sorry, man.”
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