Published: Sun, April 15, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Laurence Reese

Art Bell, 72, radio show host

Art Bell, 72, radio show host

Bell expired at his Pahrump, Nev., dwelling, Nye County Sheriff Sharon Wehrly announced in a Facebook place into the city.

The present tweeted a remark from its present host, George Noory, who described Bell as "a legend - a radio icon who went in opposition to the grain and developed an incredible present referred to as 'Coast to Coast AM.' His influence on my life is past phrases".

Radio host Arthur "Art" Bell died in his Nevada home on Friday, authorities said.

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Bell later founded Pahrump's KNYE 95.1 FM radio station, where its broadcast studio and transmitter were stationed near his Pahrump residence. He would famously start out his broadcasts, "From the kingdom of Nye", an ode to Nye County, where Pahrump is located.

The program focused on Mr. Bell's conspiracy theories and his fascination with the paranormal and unexplained phenomena such as UFOs and crop circles.

In July 2016 Bell had a health scare, spending five days in a Las Vegas hospital, according to the show's website.

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The New York Times best-selling author and DJ retired in 2015 to spend more time with his daughter and wife, Airyn Bell. He was 72. An autopsy will be conducted to determine cause of death, she said.

He launched a series for satellite-radio, also after relinquishing his title Bell returned into the airwaves afterward and today, the obituary mentioned.

It wasn't until 2006 is when the Vietnam veteran was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 2006 and the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2008.

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