1 dead after incident with alligator in Myrtle Beach area, police say

6/28/2022 5:00:00 AM

Horry County Fire Rescue said it was called to the area of Excalaber Court shortly before noon.

It happened like a horror movie. The gator came out of the pond and took the person into the water.

Horry County Fire Rescue said it was called to the area of Excalaber Court shortly before noon.

Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn MYRTLE BEACH, S.Myrtle Beach yacht club community member is dead after a vicious attack by an 11-foot alligator.Email MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina -- A person was killed by an alligator near Myrtle Beach in South Carolina, according to police.Link copied June 26, 2022, 2:54 PM UTC By Julianne McShane An alligator dragged a Myrtle Beach area resident into a pond and killed them in a Friday morning attack, local police said.

C.(WMBF) - One person has died after an alligator attack in the Myrtle Beach Golf and Yacht area Friday.The victim's body was later recovered from the pond, and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources officials concluded the alligator should be euthanized on site.Around 11:45 a.The victim's body was recovered from the pond and the alligator was removed and euthanized, police say.m.An alligator swims in the Florida Everglades May 4, 2022, in Miami., Horry County Fire Rescue responded to a water rescue call in the area of Excalaber Court outside of Myrtle Beach.A biologist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, along with an alligator-removal service contracted by the department,"determined that the alligator should be humanely euthanized on site," according to the Facebook post.

Upon arrival, units determined that an alligator had taken hold of a neighbor and retreated into a nearby retention pond.One of the gators reportedly measured 12 feet The recent rise in alligator attacks is due to the and humans, according to Myrtle Beach SC News."Our hearts go out to the family and community members impacted by this tragic incident," wrote the department.The SCDNR biologist and an SCDNR-contracted alligator removal service determined that the alligator should be humanely euthanized on site.The victim was recovered from the pond, and the alligator was removed.Horry County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene.The HCPD death investigation remains underway.In 2020, an alligator killed.

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11-foot alligator kills man in Myrtle Beach yacht club communitySouth Carolina authorities determined the alligator should be euthanized immediately. Why did they decide to euthanize it Humans over gators. Euthanized by frying in batter

Alligator kills person near Myrtle Beach in South CarolinaThe alligator took hold of a person near the edge of a retention pond on Friday, according to a Facebook post from the Horry County Police Department.

One dead in Myrtle Beach area after alligator attackThe alligator dragged a Myrtle Beach area resident into a pond and killed them in a Friday morning attack, local police said. Those they/them pronouns are coming in pretty handy all of a sudden, aren't they? One guess as to why. So was it a he them or a she them? Killed “them?” Who else?

Alligator kills person near Myrtle Beach in South CarolinaThe alligator took hold of a person near the edge of a retention pond on Friday, according to a Facebook post from the Horry County Police Department. Cause of death hasn’t been released? Is there some expectation that it’s not death by alligator?

Alligator kills person near Myrtle Beach in South CarolinaThe alligator took hold of a person near the edge of a retention pond on Friday, according to a Facebook post from the Horry County Police Department. Terrifying! Golfers beware!

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