Sons of Anarchy star Paul John Vasquez has died, aged 48

RIP.

Sons of Anarchy star Paul John Vasquez has died at the age of 48, after suffering a suspected heart attack.

The actor was found dead at his father’s home in San Jose, California at around 2AM yesterday morning.

Although his cause of death is yet to be confirmed, TMZ claims the star suffered a heart attack.

Reps for the star said: “This news has come as a surprise to us. Our hearts are heavy. He was a kind, creative and loving man. He will be missed.”

Vasquez became a popular face in the fourth season of Sons of Anarchy, where he starred as Angel Ganz.

Aside from the hit biker drama, the actor also boasted a selection of roles in shows such as ER, How I Met Your Mother and CSI: NY.

He also starred alongside Nicolas Cage in Marvel’s Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.

It’s believed that Vasquez was working on a number of different projects at the time of his death.

The announcement comes month after the passing of Sons of Anarchy co-star Alan O’Neill. 

The star played former IRA man Hugh in the sixth and seventh season of the hit show, alongside a cast led by Charlie Hunnam. O’Neill also starred in Irish soap Fair City and a string of US films.