Louise, who went missing in 1997, is married to Baskin, who owns a large cat rescue in Florida. During the 2020 Netflix documentary series “Tiger King”, which is known as the owner of an alien rescue, Joe Exotic, alleged Baskin killed Lewis and even alleged that he gave him a meat grinder. And fed it to her big cats. Beskin has denied the allegations, and he was not charged with a crime, but fans of the documentary cheered on it.
Now, Lewis’s daughters Gayle, Linda and Donna, and his former assistant, Anne McQueen – who all appeared in the documentary – are speaking out again against Beskin. They were advertising in the family lawyer, John M. Appeared with Phillips.
“We miss my father,” Linda said in the advertisement.
“We need to know what happened to our father,” said Donna.
“Don Lewis mysteriously disappeared in 1997. His family deserves answers. They are entitled to justice,” Phillips said. “Do you know who did it, or if Carol Baskin was involved?”
The family revealed a $ 100,00 reward for information regarding Lewis’ disappearance, encouraging viewers to call their tip line.
In a YouTube video posted on Monday before the “DWTS” premiere, Phillips aired the ad, calling it a “public service announcement”. The attorney said that while Lewis’ story received extensive attentionAnd “Tiger King,” “the real question remains.”
“Somebody knows we need help. We need help solving it,” Phillips said. “Someone knows more about Dawn’s last hours on Earth and we should care about what happened. We should all care and help all of us solve this cold case.”
Phillips alsoIn Tampa on Monday, announcing an independent investigation into Lewis’ disappearance, the Associated Press reported.
He said that on behalf of the Lewis family, he was sued against Beskin, Lewis’s second wife, in an effort to depose her and get her to speak on record. Phillips and family have also paid for hoardings of the Tampa area for information on the case.
Lewis disappeared a day before a scheduled trip to Costa Rica and his body was never found. He was declared legally dead in 2002. He and Baskin started the animal sanctuary, which later became the Big Cat Rescue Corporation in Tampa, Florida.