How did Capt Mark Howard die? Body of ‘Below Deck’ star, 65, found buried under boxes

'Below Deck' star Captain Mark Howard shot to fame after he appeared on 13 episodes of the show's first season in 2016


                            How did Capt Mark Howard die? Body of ‘Below Deck’ star, 65, found buried under boxes
Captain Mark Howard (Photo [email protected])
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Captain Mark Howard, who was best known for his appearance on Season 1 of ‘Below Deck Mediterranean’, died on Thursday, October 28. Howard was reportedly found dead at his Florida home after his wife returned from a dog show. One of his friends and co-star Tiffany Copeland shared the unfortunate news on Friday, October 29 via Twitter. He was 65. He is now survived by his wife Susan.

Captain Howard shot to fame after he appeared on 13 episodes of the show's first season in 2016. He quickly gained a loyal audience for his discipline and how he always maintained a “customer is always right" attitude. Speaking of celebrity deaths, we recently lost Lisa Banes in a hit-and-run accident involving an e-scooter. The 'Deliverance' star Ned Beatty too left us for the heavenly abode. Other celebrities that we lost in the last few months include Chick Vennera, DMX, Jay Black, legendary comedian Mort Sahl, Jeanette Maus, and many more.
 
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How did Captain Mark Howard die?

According to TMZ, the police report revealed that it was Howard’s wife who found him lying dead upstairs at their home. He was reportedly covered in boxes that had might have fallen on him and his body was propped up against a shelf. The cops also found blood droplets on the floor and on the side of his face. However, it is not clear if he suffered any trauma. TMZ states that it is unclear, as of now, if the case is still under investigation. Mark Howard’s friend Tiffany Copeland shared multiple pictures on Twitter and stated “RIP Captain Mark Howard. You were a joy to be around.” She also added, “I don’t have many details at this time, but he passed away yesterday.”

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TV network Bravo paid their tribute to the captain with an emotional post on their Instagram account. “Our thoughts and sincerest sympathies are with the family and friends of the respected Captain Mark Howard. As the captain of the first season of ‘Below Deck Med,’ he will always be remembered for his many contributions and mentorship and will forever remain part of the Bravo family.” According to the official site of Bravo, the late captain had 30 years of experience on boats. The Michigan native also had a pilot license and he enjoyed flying helicopters.

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‘He seemed like a nice man with a delightful personality’

Social media fans who followed the series on Bravo shared their condolences on Twitter. “Condolences and prayers to all his loved ones.”, said one as another posted, “That's sad news! He was a dear man that handled those stupid Danny issues with grace.” One posted, “You are kidding! I hate to hear this. Captain Mark was such a kind person.”
 
The next one added, “He was sooooo sweet!!!  What happened?   RIP Capt. and may God bless and b"e with your family.” Another tweeted, “My heart is broken RIP Captain Mark. Love and Prayers to you and your family.”  One shared, “Oh my gosh! I’m shocked and saddened. Prayers for his family and friends.” And, another concluded, “He seemed like a nice man with a delightful personality.”

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Captain Mark Howard (Photo [email protected])

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