A Florida woman has died from an apparent alligator attack in a retention pond on the Fourth of July holiday, authorities said.
Her injuries were consistent with an alligator attack, though officials haven’t determined the official cause of death, authorities said.
A body was recovered at the retention pond across from the Landings Bar & Grill restaurant.Google Maps
Authorities have not released the woman’s identity.
The pond where her body was found is known to be frequented by alligators, authorities said.
“What a tragic ending to the 4th of July holiday for this woman’s family and friends,” Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Chad Chronister said in a statement.
“I want to thank our local partners for their cooperation with this investigation as we work to learn what led up to her death.”