The History Channel has lost one of its former reality TV stars

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Vince Jones, a reformed ex-con who appeared on a reality series on the History Channel, has died. He was 46 years old.

Jones appeared on “Big Rig Bounty Hunters,” a History Channel program that aired in 2013 and 2014. Though it was never officially cancelled, the program aired its last episode in 2014 and no longer appears on the History Channel’s website.

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According to TMZ, Jones had recently married and was asleep in bed with his wife when she began to hear strange noises. When she awoke, she witnessed her husband in the midst of a heart attack. Jones had been diagnosed with sleep apnea but wasn’t wearing his medical device to help him breath through the night.

On “Big Rig Bounty Hunters,” Jones helped retrieve repossessed or stolen vehicles from around the country.

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