Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness reality personality Erik Cowie has been found dead
Erik Cowie – who appeared on Netflix hit Tiger King : Murder, Mayhem and Madness – had died at the age of 53.
The zookeeper was found on Friday in New York City in the bedroom of a property, TMZ report.
The site adds that their sources say there was “nothing suspicious about the death at this point and no drugs were found on the scene.”
It is understood that a toxicology test will still be performed on the reality star by a medical examiner.
Erik Cowie – who appeared on Netflix hit Tiger King : Murder, Mayhem and Madness – had died
Erik found fame after Joe Exotic allowed cameras to film Tiger King at the G.W. Exotic Animal Memorial Park.
The loveable character had the title of head zookeeper for five years under Exotic’s management.
On Tiger King Erik took part in several interviews with directors and shared about his experience on the controversial zoo.
As shown in the series, he also went on to testify at Exotic’s trial where he alleged older tigers were shot and killed at the zoo.
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