Court orders shorter sentence for ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic

DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that “Tiger King” Joe Exotic should get a shorter prison sentence for his role in a murder-for-hire plot and violating federal wildlife laws. Joe Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, was sentenced in January 2020 to 22 years in federal prison after being convicted of trying to … Read more

‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic to be resentenced, court rules

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — The U.S. 10th District Court has ordered Joseph Maldonado-Passage, aka “Joe Exotic,” to be resentenced following his conviction in the murder-for-hire plot of Big Cat Rescue’s Carole Baskin. According to court documents, the judge affirmed Maldonado-Passage’s conviction but has decided to vacate the sentence and remand for resentencing. Joseph Maldonaldo-Passage or … Read more