Some sad and shocking news have been reported and shared around social media as Eric Cowie, one of the head zookeepers from the famous Netflix documentary show, ‘Tiger King,’ was found dead at his New York City residence this past weekend.
Eric was known for his role in the Tiger King series, and was in the headlines for testifying in a trial against Joe Exotic for violating federal guidelines for protected wild animals.
Thoughts and prayers have gone out to the family of Cowie at this time.
In the article by Entertainment Weekly above, Cowie was arrested and charged earlier this year with a DUI after a car crash in Oklahoma. He eventually failed to show up to his hearing after pleading guilty.
Cowie was just 52 years old. The cause of his death has not been released as of yet.