The 47-year-old was working to build a houseboat when he appeared to have a seizure and fell backward in his boat, said Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack.
Bankston, a 27-year-old train conductor, was a contestant on "Survivor: Blood vs.
"Food Network Star" contestant Cristie Schoen Codd, 38, was five months pregnant when she and her husband, Joseph Codd, 45, went missing in March.
A North Carolina man, Robert Jason Owens, is accused of killing them. Army Ranger Captain was known for his roles on Bravo reality television shows "Work Out" and "Friends to Lovers," the latter of which debuted a few days before his death."Biggest Loser" contestant Damien Gurganious died on November 24 from an inoperable brain bleed caused by the sudden onset of a rare autoimmune disorder, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), his wife Nicole Gurganious said in a public Facebook post. Ryan Knight, who was part of the 2010 cast of MTV's "Real World New Orleans," died in November, according to police in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Ashley Sawyer was found dead on April 30 at an apartment complex in Hoover, Alabama, police told CNN.
Authorities said they were investigating her death as a drug overdose.