KWTX is reporting former PRCA Rodeo Champ Chris Harris has died at the age of 41. Harris is said to have passed away in a fire that destroyed his Laguna Park home.

Police found a body inside the home Thursday that was beyond recognition. Tests came back Friday morning confirming the body found inside the home was Harris.

Chris was an amazing bareback rider who joined the PRCA in 1996. According to his profile on their website, he saw career earnings of nearly $871,000.

The Texas Rangers and the Texas Fire Marshal's Office are investigating what caused the fire.

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