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Jurors see videos in 'Joe Exotic' murder-for-hire trial

 

March 28, 2019



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jurors have been shown videos shared by an Oklahoma zookeeper and former gubernatorial candidate accused of trying to hire someone to kill the operator of a Florida animal sanctuary.

Prosecutors say Joseph Maldonado-Passage, also known as "Joe Exotic," tried to arrange the killing of Carole Baskin, the founder of Big Cat Rescue. He's on trial in Oklahoma City.

The Oklahoman reports that jurors saw a Facebook video Tuesday that depicts Maldonado-Passage shooting a blow-up "Carole" doll in the head. Other videos show him pretending to dig a grave for Baskin and threaten...



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