In Pinellas County in the US state of Florida, an alligator has been seen with a corpse in its mouth – according to the Sheriff's Office, the animal has been killed and the dead person has now been identified. Accordingly, it is a 41-year-old woman – the exact cause of death, however, has not yet been clarified.
People magazine also reported that the crocodile carried the body down a street and into a body of water. A local resident told Spectrum News that he happened to see the animal with the human remains in its mouth on its way to a job interview. He then immediately reported it to the authorities.
According to the police, the incident occurred on Friday. The animal was almost four meters long and was killed in a "humane way". According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, adult alligators typically feed on fish, snakes, turtles, smaller mammals, and birds.
The relatives of the woman had been notified, the investigation continued. In February, a three-meter-long alligator killed an 85-year-old woman who was walking her dog.