The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Workplace in Florida renewed its investigation into the case in 2020. Cpl. Moises Garcia informed The Tampa Bay Times that the Division of Homeland Safety lately assisted the Sheriff’s Workplace by its Panama workplace by “working down leads in Costa Rica.”
Garcia declined to touch upon the doc proven on the present, citing the open investigation. Nevertheless, Joseph C. Dominick, a former sheriff’s investigator who assisted Garcia on the case, informed the newspaper that something on the collection suggesting Lewis was alive in Costa Rica is “all noise.”
Garcia known as Baskin a “high-profile individual of curiosity” within the case. When requested if she is a suspect, Garcia stated the one individual not a suspect is himself, including, “All people else is a chance.”
Baskin stated in a press release on her website on Thursday that Tiger King 2 “continues to do all the pieces they will to falsely persuade the viewer that Carole was concerned in Don Lewis’ disappearance…And for everybody who nonetheless desires to imagine that Carole killed Don, then please clarify to us why you assume armchair detectives, or you might be higher knowledgeable than the Particular Agent in Cost on the FBI on this Homeland Safety Doc which says ‘Don Lewis is at present alive and effectively in Costa Rica.'”
Lewis’ household is providing a personal $100,000 reward for suggestions that will result in discovering out what occurred to him. They’ve marketed it on billboards and even in an advert that aired in fall 2020 throughout Dancing With the Stars, when Baskin competed on the present.
Baskin has a principle that Lewis crashed a small aircraft or ultralight into the Gulf of Mexico, which she detailed in a latest Reddit Q&A. On Tiger King 2, Lewis’ affiliate in Costa Rica, Rey Rodriguez, stated that the person “talked about transferring to Costa Rica to start out over recent” and informed him “he was there to get away from Carole.” Rodriguez stated Lewis flew a Cessna aircraft backwards and forwards there after which he usually introduced in heavy packing containers full of $100,000-$200,000 in $100 payments, buried below used garments, and put the case “in several corporations” to cover cash.
One in all Lewis’ daughters. Donna Pettis, stated on the episode, “That appears like Dad. That appears like he would have been attempting to get his cash out of the States in order that when he divorced Carole, there could be much less that he must give her.”