Reptile Dealer Jeff Johnson
… Tiresome by Suicide
11/22/2021 12: 50 AM PT
One other particular person featured in ‘Tiger King’ has died — most efficient this time, by suicide … one which happened factual in entrance of a family member, so yelp law enforcement officers.
Frail reptile seller Jeff Johnson — who made a short look in episode 4 of 2020’s ‘TK’ docuseries to talk Carole Baskin — shot and killed himself in September, and did so in the quick presence of his wife … this based on the Oklahoma Metropolis Police Division.
Per the incident characterize, obtained by TMZ, Johnson used to be arguing along with his companion in their garage on Sept. 8 — while their teens were dwelling as effectively — and at one point, the man brought a Glock-fashion handgun as a lot as his head … and pulled the trigger.
Johnson’s wife known as 911 for attempted suicide, and when officers arrived … they are saying he soundless had a pulse and used to be rushed to a health center. Unfortunately, Johnson used to be pronounced insensible upon arrival.
The law enforcement officers present Johnson’s wife said her husband had not suffered from any psychological illness and had not skilled any prior attempted suicide — so it be unclear why he did this.
Like we said, Jeff’s time on ‘Tiger King’ used to be short-lived … nonetheless memorable in that he defined the pork between Joe Exotic and Carole. Interestingly ample, Jeff and Joe are also said to be one-time friends turned into foes. Legend goes … Jeff and Joe were cool previously — as they both worked in the odd animals world — nonetheless had a falling out as soon as Jeff Lowe came into the image. At that time, Jeff bashed them early and in total … and vice versa.
There is a characterize that Jeff’s dwelling used to be surely burned down for the length of this feuding — nonetheless it be unclear if his pork with Joe and JL are in any manner connected.
Jeff used to be 58.