Wilmington’s Cape Fear Serpentarium closed
The Cape Fear Serpentarium will remain closed for the time being.
The former owner–Larry Ripa–was killed in May of last year.
Authorities say he died during an alleged domestic violence incident involving his wife.
Estate proceedings involving Ripa caused the downtown Serpentarium to close.
A Facebook post says the owners are prepared to open the reptile museum as soon as they are allowed to do so.