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Hillsborough County Sheriff’s response to Carol Baskin no he’s still missing. Carole Baskin, star of the popular Netflix series “Tiger King,” recently made headlines with her claim that her ex-husband, Don Lewis, who was declared legally dead in 2002, is still alive and living in Costa Rica. Baskin, who has repeatedly denied any involvement in Lewis’ disappearance, alleged that the Department of Homeland Security has been in touch with him.

However, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has stated that Lewis is still a missing person and that his disappearance is still an active case. In 1997, Lewis vanished without a trace, and his van was found at a remote airport in Pasco County with the keys to the vehicle on the floorboard.

Many theories have been proposed about what happened to Lewis, including that he was lured to the airport with a business opportunity, kidnapped, and thrown from a plane mid-flight. His lawyer, Joe Fritz, stated that he had heard that Lewis was strangled on a plane over the Gulf of Mexico.

Despite Carol Baskin claims that Homeland Security has knowledge of Lewis’ whereabouts, the sheriff’s office has not yet confirmed any such information. The case remains open and authorities are not ruling out any possibilities, including the possibility that Baskin had a role in Lewis’ disappearance. NewsChannel8