An elderly woman was killed by two people crocodile She grabbed her before she climbed from a Florida pond and fell while she was taking a walk near her house.
According to officials, the victim was attacked by two reptiles in Sarasota County on Friday night while walking through the Boca Royale Golf and Country Club in Inglewood.
According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, an unnamed woman was seen falling into a pond and “difficult to float.”
“While in the water, two crocodiles were observed near the victim and eventually grabbed her while in the water,” SCSO said in a statement.
According to officials, the woman was declared dead on the scene, and two crocodiles (one 8 feet 10 inches and the other 7 feet 7 inches) were captured by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission catchers. , Was removed from the pond.
This is the latest in a series of crocodile attacks in the United States this summer.
In May, a 47-year-old Sean McGuinness’s body was found missing three limbs on a lake in a park in Largo, Florida.
Investigators believe he was attacked when he went to the lake in John S Taylor Park and tried to catch and resell the Frisbee that landed there from a nearby disc golf course.
The park boss told investigators that victims were known to enter the lake, despite the “no swimming” sign posted there.
Then, on June 24, an 11-foot crocodile caught and killed the victim at the Myrtle Beach Golf and Yacht Club pond in South Carolina.
Despite recent incidents, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission states that the chances of being bitten by a Florida crocodile remain very low.
In 2021, the Commission announced an average of eight unprovoked bites per year in which the state required medical treatment in the last decade.
“The possibility of serious injury to Florida residents in the unprovoked crocodile case in Florida is only about one in 3.1 million,” the commission said.
And the data show that only 26 people were killed by crocodiles in Florida between 1948 and 2021.
An elderly woman fell into a Florida pond and was killed by two crocodiles who attacked her before she escaped when she heard her splatter.
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