Jeffery Lynn Johnson, a big cat dealer who appeared on Netflix’s hit docuseries, “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” reportedly died after shooting himself in the head in front of his wife.
Johnson died in an apparent suicide during a verbal altercation with his wife, Charity, the Oklahoma City Police Department told CNN.
His wife told the police that their children, ages 4 and 5, were in the house during the time of the incident. When police showed up he did have a pulse and was taken to the hospital for treatment, but died at the hospital within minutes of his arrival.
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The news comes as “Tiger King” Joe Exotic begged Biden for a pardon.
“President Trump was a fool not to pardon me,” Exotic wrote. “Before the election, millions of people were hoping for it as they know I’m innocent, most of this is in TK2 [‘Tiger King 2’] and it will be the same for President Biden, the world will know the truth [when the new season is released] and him and VP [Kamala] Harris ran on justice and prison reform.”