No one has seen Carole Baskin’s husband since he disappeared without a trace nearly 25 years ago. Now the family is taking a new approach.
Whoever saw Netflix documentary “Tiger King”Get to know Carol Baskin (59). The animal and women’s rights activist behind Big Cat Rescue, is the centerpiece of the series, which is mainly about Joseph Maldonado-Pass (58), better known as Joe Exotic.
The latter is serving a 22-year prison sentence after being found guilty of trying Hire a hitman to kill Baskin.
Police ask TV viewers for advice after “Tiger King”
Baskin’s first husband, millionaire Jack Donald “Don” Lewis, He disappeared without a trace on August 8, 1997.
Politiet i Hillsborough County The case did not dropBut no one has succeeded in solving the mystery. Report now TMZ This star attorney and former prosecutor Alex Spiro will launch a private investigation.
Spiro, who has clients like Jay-Z, Mick Jagger and Robert Kraft on the client list, confirms the opposite Fox News It is true.
It was Lewis’ other relatives who appointed the attorney, hoping to obtain evidence of what they believe was a murder committed or ordered by Carol Baskin.
Carole Baskin never managed to shake off suspicion that there was anything to do with the case. In the Netflix documentary, there was fierce speculation about whether she killed him and fed him to her tigers.
Lewis was pronounced dead five years after his disappearance. The millionaire would have turned 82 today if he had been alive. It is considered unlikely.
Baskin, who married Howard Baskin (70), has been in the spotlight, but has never been charged. She inherited her husband when he was pronounced dead, something that his other relatives tried to object to.
The Lewis family has nothing to do with the conversation with Baskin. They now hope Spiro can shed light on what happened, and make sure the police have more to do.
Baskin has always denied anything to do with her husband’s disappearance. After the series aired, the 59-year-old stated that she feels bad at filming. Not the least of which is that it interacts with the character Potential killer.
As recently as January, Baskin stated Fox News That if Louis is found alive, she will take care of him for the rest of her life.
– My husband Hui is the type to understand that, she claimed.
Baskin also maintains that the bounty of around 1 million kroner, which was said to have been promised in 1997, remains in effect.
After the TV documentary came on air last spring, the police came out again and Encourage mentors to provide information.
Every advice is carefully studied. “We hope this” cold case “case will be resolved quickly with the help of the public, Sheriff Chad Kronister said.