A lifeless body identified as a 41-year-old woman was found in the jaws of a 13-foot alligator in Largo, Florida on Saturday.
The authorities in Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office reported that the situation unfolded before 2 pm local time Friday, according to CBS.
The Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Sabrina Peckham, 41.
A witness, JaMarcus Bullard, told CNN affiliate Spectrum News 13 he earlier saw an alligator with a body its mouth.
“I could tell there was a body in his mouth, so I started recording,” Bullard said.
Officials humanely killed In the the 13-foot, 8.5-inch male, according to the sheriff’s office and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission.
A dive team then recovered Peckham’s remains from the canal.