Crocodile snatches man from birthday party

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NORTHERN TERRITORY, AUSTRAILIA (KPLR) – ABC in Australia is reporting authorities in Australia’s Northern Territory have recovered the body of a 26-year-old man was taken by a crocodile while swimming in the Mary River at a birthday party.

Sean Cole, a resident of Darwin, was with a friend swimming in the Mary River, while attending a 30th birthday party. The river is 62 miles from the Northern Territories capital Darwin

Horrified guest recounted to police, parks and wildlife rangers the chilling details of the large crocodile attacking Cole and swimming upriver with the man’s body in its jaws.

Officials responded with a massive search, shooting four large crocodiles, including a nearly 16 foot crocodile thought to be responsible for the attack.

To read more on the attack, click on ABC.

Sean Cole