Deputies investigate deadly alligator attack in Beaufort Co.

Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 12:43 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 15, 2022 at 6:29 PM EDT
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says an investigation is underway after a deadly alligator attack in Beaufort County Monday morning.

Deputies say they responded with other emergency crews after receiving a call about a large alligator near a pond guarding what was believed to be a person around 11:15 a.m. in the Sun City community.

Crews arrived and found the alligator and a dead body.

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and the Beaufort County Coroner’s Office are investigating.

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