Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ season 2 has adopted within the footsteps of the primary installment to yield some really baffling info relating to the mysterious disappearance of Don Lewis, Carole Baskin’s second husband. The animal rights activist has lived underneath a cloud of suspicion ever since he was final seen alive in August 1997, particularly because the matter is nonetheless unsolved. In different phrases, Don’s household hasn’t obtained any sense of closure in additional than twenty years. Hoping to alter that, although, as seen within the docu-series, is Ripper Jack. So, right here’s what we learn about him.
Who is Ripper Jack?
Jack “Ripper” Smith is an armchair detective (web sleuth) who has spent years as a justice seeker and activist. Although he has no background in legislation, he tells people who he obtained his diploma in the subject material from Google as a result of his ardour is to piece collectively what actually transpired in a case and produce it to gentle. The YouTuber has additionally researched wrongful convictions previously and might generally discover particulars that others could have missed. Therefore, moved by Don’s household upon watching ‘Tiger King’ season 1, Jack determined to select up this peculiar matter.
The residence investigator created the Don Lewis Cold Case Files Facebook group and acquired in contact with Don’s members of the family, proving time and time once more that he genuinely wished to assist them. From assembly the authorities alongside them to convincing them to take a authorized route and from organising a tip line to providing an enormous $100,000 money reward, he has executed all of it in simply over a yr. In reality, Jack was the one who uncovered the obvious cast signatures on Don’s remaining will and energy of lawyer, and he has claimed that there’ve been discrepancies in Carole’s timeline.
Where is Ripper Jack Now?
Ripper Jack was appointed the spokesperson for Don Lewis’ household and his case, that means that he spearheads personal inquiries whereas additionally managing the general public’s response to the identical. He does this with the assistance of his trusted analysis group and the 1000’s of members on the Facebook group. Moreover, Jack shares each doable replace on the matter, authorized or in any other case, on his RipperJack Media YouTube channel, which has shut to fifteen,000 followers as of writing. He speaks about Carole Baskin, Don Lewis, the Netflix unique, and different instances on his public platform.
From what we are able to inform, Jack is a local of Ochelata, roughly ten miles away from Bartlesville, Oklahoma, the place he resides on a 45-acre land with cats, canine, chickens, and goats. He seeks justice free of charge and is all the time trustworthy, which makes him reliable within the eyes of many. That’s why Don’s ex-wife, Gladys Lewis Cross, and their kids like working with him. “Jack is above and beyond any person I have met for a long time,” Gladys informed Examiner-Enterprise final yr. “He has been so helpful in taking care of all of the things that took place. Without him, we wouldn’t be where we are now [in the investigation].”
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