ROBERT Bruce, a cast member on the reality TV series Comic Book Men, was found dead in a New Jersey storage facility.
Police report that the TV star, 62, was found in a storage facility in Red Bank.
The death is being investigated by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office, according to NJ.com.
The outlet also reports that the family had grown concerned after not hearing from Bruce for a few days.
It’s also reported that Bruce may have been living in the storage facility.
Comic Book Men aired on AMC from 2012- 2018.
Bruce made more than 80 appearances on the show during that time.
The show took place in a shop owned by Kevin Smith in Red Bank, called Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash.
The store posted a statement to Twitter offering condolences to Bruce’s family.
Smith also tweeted his condolences upon learning of Bruce’s death from the reality star’s brother.
“My condolences! I’m truly sorry to read this John,” Smith tweeted in part.
Smith went on to say that Bruce “was always a welcome addition to any episode of @ComicBookMenAMC, as well as a nice guy.”
“I’ll miss Rob.”
Fan tributes continue to pour in via Twitter.
“I am shocked to have just learned of the passing of Rob Bruce,” tweeted @IsaacsHauntedB.
“He was my favorite part of COMIC BOOK MEN. Episodes that featured him were my favorite. I found his knowledge of pop culture informative & inspiring. My heart goes out to his family.”
Comic Book Men fan @RyanPriceWho tweeted, “As a watcher and ‘serial re-watcher’ of the show, I’m genuinely saddened to hear the passing of such a great human being. “Pop-culturist” The mighty Rob Bruce.
“Rest peacefully, sir.
“My thoughts are with @The_SecretStash and Rob’s family and friends at this time.”
Another fan tweeted about Bruce and their interactions on the social media platform throughout the years.
In addition to Comic Book Men, Bruce has also worked on Burn in Hell and Shooting Clerks, according to his IMDB page
While Bruce’s death is not believed to be suspicious, NJ.com reports that anyone with information should call Red Bank Police Detective Sean Hauschildt at 732-530-2719.
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