Alligator eats burglary suspect hiding from cops

Investigators have identified the remains of a suspected burglar who was killed by an alligator. Police say it appears 22-year-old Matthew Riggins was hiding from law enforcement when the incident occurred. Brevard County deputies have determined that Matthew Riggins, 22, was killed by an alligator in Barefoot Bay lake on Nov. 23 while possibly hidingContinue reading “Alligator eats burglary suspect hiding from cops”

Florida man who lost his hand to an alligator is being charged with unlawful feeding

  A Florida airboat captain whose hand was bitten off by a 2.7-metre alligator is facing charges of feeding the animal. Wallace Weatherholt, 63, was charged with unlawful feeding of an alligator and posted $1000 bond on Friday, Collier County Jail records show. Weatherholt was attacked on June 12 as he was giving an IndianaContinue reading “Florida man who lost his hand to an alligator is being charged with unlawful feeding”