Jeff Johnson, the previous reptile seller featured in Tiger King, died by suicide on Sept. 8, in line with a report filed by the Oklahoma Metropolis Police Division.

Per a replica of the report obtained by CelebHomes Information, Johnson’s spouse informed police they’d gotten into an argument within the storage of their Oklahoma Metropolis dwelling and that he shot himself in entrance of her. She then known as the police. When emergency companies arrived on the scene, the report continued, Johnson nonetheless had a pulse and was taken to a hospital, the place he was then pronounced lifeless. He was 58 years outdated. The Medical Examiner additionally listed Johnson’s method of dying as suicide.

Johnson made a quick look on season one, episode 4 of Tiger King, throughout which he talked about and Carole Baskin‘s lawsuit in opposition to Joe Unique. In line with The Hollywood Reporter, Unique was ordered to pay Baskin’s Massive Cat Rescue almost $1 million in 2013 to resolve a trademark infringement lawsuit.