Oklahoma City (AP) —On Monday, a Federal Judge in Oklahoma set the date of the “Tiger King” Joe Exotic indignation on January 28th.
Judge Scott Parc of the US District Court granted the defendant’s request to set up a trial at 10 am and transfer it to Oklahoma City for trial.
A Federal Court of Appeals in July Joe Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, decided that he needed to get a shorter sentence. The Federal Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver found that in calculating his sentence, the Court of Appeals mishandled the two murder convictions separately.
Mardonado-Passage Sentenced in January 2020 Up to 22 years in prison. However, the Court of Appeals said the court should calculate the range of imprisonment of 17 and a half to 22 years, rather than imprisonment of just under 22 to 27 years.
Maldonado Passage, who remains innocent, was also convicted of killing five tigers, selling tiger cubs, and tampering with wildlife records.
Last month, he was a former Oklahoma Zookeeper lawyer. Delay cancer treatment Until after his indignation.Mardonado-Passage Announced in November He has prostate cancer send on From the Federal Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas to the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina.
Alternatively, Maldonado-Passage successfully managed the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park and Tiger King Park against 97 endangered or endangered animals and 47 animals subject to the Animal Welfare Act. I have agreed to waive my rights.
Former Maldonado-Passage friends Jeffrey and Lauren Lowe also agreed to never exhibit animals again in a December 23 consent decree filed in federal court in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Federal agents seized 97 endangered species, including 68 big cats and jaguars, from Tiger King Park in Thackerville, Oklahoma, in two seizures last May and August. Federal officials have accused Loews of harming and harassing animals.