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Buckwild is being canceled by MTV, just months into its run.

The network is pulling the plug on the reality show that was rocked last week by the death of Shain Gandee, but was marred by controversy even before that.

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Sources connected to the show say MTV decided to stop production in the middle of the second season, which is in the process of being filmed.

No specific reason for the cancelation was given.

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In the wake of Shain Gandee's death this week, the reality star's cousin Ashley has spoken at length about her relative's life, tragic passing and even the series that made him famous.

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Gandee was found along with two other people in a truck covered in mud, an oddly appropriate scenario for a 21-year old who loved "mudding," described by Ashley as "country sport."

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The 911 call placed by a man who discovered the corpses of Shain Gandee, his uncle and an unidentified third woman on Monday morning in the woods of West Virginia has been released.

And, as you might expect, it's very sad stuff.

"Oh Jesus, they're dead," the caller tells the operator of finding Gandee inside a truck submerged in mud. "Oh my God."

An autopsy has confirmed that Shain Gandee died of carbon monoxide poisoning, while a public service will be held for this Buckwild star on Sunday.

It will be paid for by the production company behind the MTV series.

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Parallel Entertainment, the production company behind MTV's Buckwild, has offered to foot the bill for Shain Gandee's funeral.

The day after this 21-year old reality star was found dead, his cousin said Shain's parents would have trouble paying for a service and had begun to organize a fundraising mud race.

Shain Gandee on Buckwild

But Parallel CEO J.P. Williams tells TMZ that "Shain was a great kid with a big heart who had endless love for his mom and dad."

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For the first time since Shain Gandee died early yesterday morning, authorities have spoken out on the accident that took the life of this 21-year old and two others.

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"Foul play has been ruled out," Kanawha County Commissioner Kent Carper of West Virginia told People, while an autopsy has confirmed yesterday's hypothesis:

All three victims died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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In the wake of Shain Gandee's tragic death yesterday, the cousin of this Buckwild star is springing into fundraising action.

Ashley Gandee tells TMZ that Shain's parents cannot afford a true funeral for their 21-year old son, so she is organizing a "mud run" tomorrow night in Proctorville, Ohio.

There will be a $10 charge per vehicle and proceeds will go toward laying Shain to rest.

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"I know the strain they are going through," Ashley says. "It's hard to provide a proper burial. It's already tough with the loss of family members ... expenses are tough as well."

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It's been referred to as the southern Jersey Shore, but there's officially nothing funny any longer about Buckwild.

Not after 21-year old star Shain Gandee was found dead in a truck today, his corpse discovered along with two others in a vehicle that was buried up to its windows in mud.

Buckwild Cast

In response to the incident - along with separate recent arrests for cast members Salwa Amin and Michael Burford in connection with drugs and drunk driving, respectively - Danny Jones has a message for MTV.

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New information is starting to trickle in regarding the death of Shain Gandee.

Found today inside a truck near Sissonville, West Virginia, authorities now confirm Shain was alongside his uncle and an unidentified female passenger.

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Because the 1984 Bronco is buried in a mud, law enforcement officials are still working on removing the bodies - but they confirm that Gandee may have passed away from carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Shain Gandee, the star of MTV's Buckwild, was found dead this morning in West Virginia.

He was reported missing after telling folks around 3 a.m. Sunday that he was going four-wheeling with his uncle, David, with authorities confirming this morning that Shain and two others were discovered in the vehicle in Sissonville, W.V.

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Shain was 21 years old. The whereabouts of David Gandee are unknown at this time.

We'll update this story as more news breaks and our thoughts go out to Gandee's family.

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