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An MTV reality star's shocking death

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Shain Gandee, 21, of MTV’s reality show Buckwild, was found dead in West Virginia on April 1. The former trash collector was the charismatic centerpiece of the series, which follows a group of friends in Sissonville, W.Va. Gandee and two other men were found in a truck partially submerged in mud; the cause of death was unknown at press time, as was the future of the show, which was in production for season 2. (Go to insidetv.ew.com for updates.) ”Shain had a magnetic personality, with a passion for life that touched everyone he met,” MTV said in a statement. ”We will miss him dearly.”

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