John Tice, a man, better known as “Trapper”, is an experienced tracker and hunter. In addition, he is also a founding member and leader of the Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings. Together with the rest of his team, they set out to prove the impossible, the improbable; they set out to find mythical creatures such as werewolves.
Trapper got his face plastered across reality television after starring on the show Mountain Monsters. This is a reality program sponsored by the Destination America Network. So what happened to John ‘Trapper’ Tice? Is he dead or alive? Read this review to find out.
Is Trapper from “Mountain Monster” dead?
Let us dispel these rumors once and for all. John Tice is still very much alive. Reports about his supposed death have been making rounds since 2016. Funnily enough, he continued to feature on the reality show even after his alleged demise. What this tells us is that the veteran is still breathing, and all those rumors suggesting otherwise were utterly false. However, the reports were not without a little merit as John Tice himself revealed that his health was declining. We will keep you updated with new information over the next few days.
What happened to John ‘Trapper’ Tice?
In 2015, it came to light that trapper had suffered a severe blood clot. This information was revealed in an episode of the Mountain Monsters as he was conversing with one of his castmates.
The clot had resulted in serious medical complications; at one point, even his kidneys were affected. His medical condition also kept the 72-year-old reality star on the shelf for some sight as he tried to recover. Although doctors did not sugarcoat his condition, John Tice continues to fight the good fight.
Even in his old age, Trapper still had an abundance of energy and was not ready to give up quite yet. John was even quoted saying that even if he had to undergo several rounds of dialysis, it would not keep him down and out for long. He did not have to go through it alone as fans came pouring in with support and messages of condolences.