Rick Harrison, known to many worldwide as the face of the hit-show Pawn Stars, has spoken out following the death of his 39-year-old son, Adam.
Tragic reports earlier this week confirmed that Adam Harrison had passed away as a result of a suspected drug overdose. His father has now revealed that fentanyl was to blame.
“Yes, I can confirm Adam died from a fentanyl overdose,” Rick said in a statement to Fox News Digital. “The fentanyl crisis in this country must be taken more seriously. It seems it is just flowing over the borders and nothing is being done about it. We must do better.”
News of Adam’s death was first reported by TMZ, and details surrounding the circumstances, including when and where the overdose occurred, remain unknown. The Las Vegas Metro Police Department has initiated an investigation.
Laura Herlovich, a representative of the Harrison family, shared a statement on behalf of Adam’s loved ones that read: “Our family is extremely saddened by the death of Adam. We ask for privacy as we grieve his loss.”
Adam was Rick Harrison’s second child from his first marriage to Kim Harrison, making him the younger brother of Corey Harrison. Rick later married his second wife Tracy, with whom he shares a son named Jake.
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