'Tiger King' star Jeff Lowe scraps memorial plans for Erik Cowie after remains claimed by family

ロウは以前、彼の友人の遺骨を主張し、彼のお気に入りの猫と一緒に追悼式の一環としてそれらを広める計画を​​持っていました, 最近亡くなった人も. 当時の, Lowe was looking into claiming Cowie’s remains as a family member had not come forward yet following his .

しかしながら, Lowe tells TMZ that someone claiming to be a relative of Cowie’s had indeed come forward and collected his remains from the medical examiner in New York following his autopsy. The outlet reports that Lowe knew Cowie had children but he didn’t think they would claim his remains.

Representatives for the medical examiner did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

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'Tiger King' star Jeff Lowe says he's hoping to hold a memorial for Erik Cowie.

「タイガーキング’ star Jeff Lowe says he’s hoping to hold a memorial for Erik Cowie. (Netflix)

Cowie, one of the many zookeepers who kept things running at the Oklahoma zoo owned by Lowe as well as by Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as Joe Exotic, died earlier this month ニューヨーク市で.

アウトレット 以前に報告された それ, if no one had claimed Cowie’s remains, the responsibility would have fallen on the City of New York, which Lowe deemed unacceptable. Lowe told the outlet that he was actively working to get in touch with the proper authorities to claim Cowie’s remains so that he could give him a proper sendoff at the Thackerville, Okla., zoo he loved so much.

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If given custody of his remains, Lowe would have had him cremated and spread his ashes along with his favorite cat, a Liger named Django, that died last year. 加えて, Lowe wanted to have a memorial service at the zoo for Cowie that would be live-streamed for fans to view and take part in on Facebook. It’s unclear if he still plans to have that memorial.

At the time of his death, police confirmed to Fox News that they responded to an emergency call of “中の意識不明の男性 21 東 55 Street in the confines of the 67 Pct.The man was in the bedroom of the location.

In the viral Netflix doc, Cowie said he found the zookeeping job on Craigslist and was desperate for work.

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Cowie was one of the animal caretakers at the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park and testified against Exotic, who is currently serving 22 years in a Texas prison after being found guilty of hiring two hitmen in a failed murder-for-hire attempt against his big cat zoo rival, Carole Baskin.

He also said in court that he witnessed Exotic’s alleged mistreatment of the animals and confirmed that Exotic killed some of the older big cats to make room for new ones.

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