Joe Exotic has been re-sentenced to 21 years in prison for a murder-for-hire plot against Carole Baskin. This shaves off one year of his original sentencing.
“Please don’t make me die in prison waiting for a chance to be free,” he tearfully told a federal judge who resentenced him on a murder-for-hire charge.
Joe Exotic — whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage — was convicted in a case involving animal welfare activist Carole Baskin. Both were featured in Netflix’s “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.”
Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, has prostate cancer and previously asked for a less harsh prison sentence.