‘Tiger King’ determine Carole Baskin refuses to speak about lacking husband, detective says

TAMPA, Fla. — A detective in Florida investigating the disappearance of Carole Baskin’s second husband mentioned Thursday that the “Tiger King” star had thrice refused requests for interviews, and that the probe was ongoing.

Cpl. Moises Garcia of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Workplace in Tampa held a information convention to offer an replace on the investigation into Don Lewis’ disappearance.

The case was reopened following the March 2020 launch of “Tiger King: Homicide, Mayhem and Insanity,” a Netflix documentary collection which grew to become a large hit throughout the pandemic.

Lewis was a Tampa millionaire who vanished in 1997, leaving Baskin with dozens of huge cats at their animal sanctuary. The collection launched rumors about how Lewis disappeared, together with conjecture that he was buried in a septic tank on the sanctuary’s property or dwelling in Costa Rica.

The detective mentioned he and his investigators had carried out 50 interviews and adopted up on 200 leads.