FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFWCOM) – Russ Martin, a well-known radio personality in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, was found dead at his home in Frisco early Saturday morning, police said

Police said they replied to his house on Douglas Avenue after a friend of his looked for him and found he was unresponsive

Martin was pronounced dead in his home. Cause of death has not yet been published

Police are continuing to investigate with Collin County Medical Examiner. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 9722926010

Martin hosted the popular Russ Martin Show on KEGL in the DFW area. He also founded the Russ Martin Show Listeners Foundation, which helps families of fallen officers and firefighters

During a tribute to KEGL on Saturday afternoon, co-host Dan O’Malley said one of the last things Martin did was sign a Foundation check for over 40$ 000 for the widow of Dallas officer Mitchell Penton, who was killed by a suspect drunk driver earlier this month

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“With a heavy heart we announce the death of 971 Russ Martin the Eagle He will miss & very much We extend our deepest condolences to his & family at this difficult time, ”said radio station 971 Der Adler said in a tweet

The Ben & Skin Show, which airs on weekdays prior to the Russ Martin Show, also released a statement that reads:

“We’re saddened by the death of radio legend Russ Martin Russ was a fun, loved and larger-than-life trailblazer at DFW for many years. When he didn’t make us laugh, he showed a big heart by working tirelessly in our community to support first responders and their families when they need it most. We have been fortunate to partner with one of the most influential radio hosts in DFW history. Our deepest condolences go to his family and friends, as well as his co-hosts and thousands of extremely loyal RMS -Listen to ”

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Source: https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2021/02/27/russ-martin-north-texas-radio-personality-found-dead-frisco-home/