Tiger King star Joe Unique is in a jail medical facility after being positioned in precautionary quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Launched earlier this month on Netflix, Tiger King: Homicide, Mayhem and Insanity follows the exploits of Joe, a prolific tiger breeder, who ran a preferred unlawful zoo in Oklahoma.
Whereas the tiger lover was sentenced to 22 years in jail for plotting to kill an animal rights activist and different wildlife violations, the star, actual identify Joseph Maldonado-Passage, was not too long ago transferred from a county jail, the place he was being held since his sentencing in January, to a federal jail in Fort Price, Texas.
Because of considerations surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, Joe was quarantined as a security precaution upon his arrival on the jail, as a result of he was probably uncovered throughout a keep at a distinct jail.
In accordance with paperwork obtained by the New York Publish, nonetheless, Joe has since been moved to the Federal Medical Middle Forth Price, operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
The rationale for his keep on the facility stays unknown.
It’s presently a regular process for all inmates checking into any jail to be positioned in quarantine as a result of international well being disaster. Throughout the 14-day isolation interval, inmates will not be in a position to make any phone calls or verify and ship emails.