Beth Chapman, who alongside along with her husband Duane “Dog” Chapman starred in the well-liked actuality assortment “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” died Wednesday morning in a Honolulu hospital, a spokesperson for the family confirmed to CNN.
She was 51.
Gillian Sheldon instructed CNN that Chapman was surrounded by her family.
She was not too way back positioned in a medically induced coma as she battled most cancers.
Chapman and her husband had been the stars of the hit actuality current, which chronicled the adventures of their family-owned bounty wanting enterprise and aired from 2004 to 2012.
Duane Chapman shared the data of her passing on social media.
“It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, that is the time she would get up to go hike Koko Head mountain,” he tweeted. “Only as we speak, she hiked the stairway to heaven. We all love you, Beth. See you at different facet.”
Born in Denver, Beth Chapman was the youngest woman to ever to acquire a bail license in her residence state, a doc that was later broken by her daughter, Baby Lyssa.
Chapman was devoted to the bail bond enterprise by which she labored for better than 30 years.
According to the “Dog the Bounty Hunter” website online, Chapman served on the governing board of the nationwide affiliation sooner than worthwhile a bid for its presidency in February 2016.
But it was the love story between the Chapmans, as rather a lot as their adventures wanting fugitives, that enthralled viewers.
The couple raised 12 youngsters collectively and minimize up their time between properties in Hawaii and Colorado.
The pair and their son Leland starred in CMT’s actuality assortment, “Dog and Beth: On the Hunt,” for 3 seasons from 2013 to 2015.
In September 2017, the couple used the official Facebook account to confirm a report that she had been acknowledged with Stage 2 throat most cancers.
They later revealed all through the A&E specific, “Dog & Beth: Fight of Their Lives,” that the most cancers had been eradicated and she or he was cancer-free.
But the sickness returned closing yr and Chapman began holding supporters updated on her most cancers battle by means of social media.
Her husband instructed Us Weekly in December that his partner was exploring totally different therapies and combating to understand once more her nicely being.
“Beth won’t take something the docs need to give her. Even the physician instructed me he would not need her to have seizures if the ache is that unhealthy, however she will not do it,” he stated. “She takes over-the-counter ache meds. She won’t take something prescription.”
Beth Chapman instructed the Star-Advertiser newspaper in January that she was devoted to regaining her nicely being.
“I am a fighter, I am a robust fighter — big-time survivor — and I am gonna combat this as vigorously because it’s combating me,” she talked about.
In April, her husband launched an announcement stating she had been admitted to the hospital and later launched.
He solicited prayers for his partner on June 23 and the following day shared from her bedside at the hospital.
WGN America had been slated to debut a model new assortment that features the couple, “Dog’s Most Wanted,” subsequent yr.
The neighborhood launched an announcement to CNN regarding Chapman’s passing.
“We are deeply saddened by the tragic information that Beth Chapman misplaced her battle with most cancers as we speak,” the assertion learn. “She was a distinctive lady, fiercely loyal and obsessed with her household and he or she was a real pleasure to work with. All of us at WGN America will miss her tremendously. Our ideas and prayers are with Duane, her household, family members and hundreds of thousands of followers.”