Deadly alligator attack under investigation in Sun City

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By WTOC Staff

Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 12:34 PM EDT

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WTOC) - The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly alligator attack.

The sheriff’s office and other emergency services responded to the scene of an alligator attack in Sun City on Monday. They say they received a call around 11:15 a.m. reporting a large alligator near the edge of a pond in the Sun City community guarding what was believed to be a person. 

Emergency services arrived and located the alligator, as well as a deceased person.

The South Carolina Department of Resources and the Beaufort County Coroner’s Office is on scene and currently investigating the incident.

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