The 12 Best True-Crime Documentaries on Netflix Right Now

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Netflix knows that a good plot twist or surprise witness keeps us from reaching for the remote, and the streaming service has filled its library accordingly. These are a few of its best offerings.

What Happened to the Disappeared Husband of Carole Baskin, Featured in Netflix Series Tiger King?

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Don Lewis vanished one August 1997 morning, never to be seen again, though his car was found at a nearby airport. Some of his relatives speculated that Baskin may have been connected to his disappearance. In a 1998 interview with PEOPLE, the oldest of Lewis’ four children, Donna Pettis, then 42, claimed that Baskin feeding his body to big cats would be “a perfect scenario to dispose of someone. We were upset that the cops didn’t test the DNA on the meat grinder.”

Obsessed With Netflix’s Tiger King? Kate McKinnon Is Playing Carole Baskin in the Forthcoming Limited Series

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As reported last fall, the SNL star is set to play Carole Baskin — the CEO of Big Cat Rescue who figures prominently in the Netflix doc — in the miniseries, which is in development at Universal Content Productions.

Based on the Joe Exotic podcast, the miniseries (much like the Netflix doc) centers on Baskin’s epic feud with fellow big cat enthusiast Joe “Exotic” Schreibvogel.

Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ Showrunners Reveal There Might Be a Season 2

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Says showrunner Rebecca Chaiklin to EW, “I mean, yes, we have a crazy amount of footage and it’s a story that’s still unfolding. We’re not sure yet, but there could be a follow-up on this story because there’s a lot that’s still unfolding in it, and it’ll be just as dramatic and just as colorful as what has unfolded these past few years.”