'Tiger King' Former Reptile Dealer Jeff Johnson Dead At 58

TW: This article contains depictions or descriptions of suicide and may be triggering to some readers.

Fans of the Netflix series Tiger King are mourning the loss of Jeff Johnson, the former reptile dealer who appeared in the fourth episode of the 2020 series.

As reported by TMZ, Johnson killed himself in front of his wife in September.

As fans will recall, Jeff Johnson appeared in Season 1, Episode 4, "Playing with Fire," of the hit Netflix docuseries "Tiger King" to talk about Carole Baskin.

As per the incident report obtained by TMZ, Johnson was arguing with his wife in their garage in early September and at one point, the man brought a gun to his head and pulled the trigger while his children were home.

The police note that Johnson's wife said her husband had not been diagnosed with any mental illness prior to the event and had not attempted suicide before.

Our thoughts are with Johnsons' family, especially his wife and children, during this incredibly difficult time.

h/t: TMZ.