Crocodile jumps out of lagoon and takes 3 year old in Nayarit


Nayarit- A minor of just 3 years of age was dragged by a crocodile this Saturday afternoon in a shrimp farm located between La Chiripa and Chacalilla in this municipality.

During the search, the boy’s body was found; for the crocodile to release him they had to shoot him. The child died from immersion and injuries

According to the first reports, the father of the minor worked in that shrimp production space and the boy was accompanying him.

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A call to 911 alerted the security forces to the situation, who immediately focused on the search for the boy who was originally from the Serrano de Del Nayar municipality.

A couple of hours later, after the search carried out by locals and authorities, the boy’s body was found; for the crocodile to release him, they had to shoot him repeatedly. 

The boy died from immersion and from the injuries caused by the animal.

The body was rescued and transferred to the corresponding authorities to be subsequently handed over to his family.


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