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Body Of Nebraska Boy Snatched By Gator Found In Disney Lagoon; Charges Against Parents Unlikely

An Orange County Sheriffs helicopter searches for a young boy early Wednesday, June 15, 2016, after the boy was dragged into the water Tuesday night by an alligator near Disney's upscale Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

An Orange County sheriff said charges are unlikely against a Nebraska couple, whose 2-year-old son was snatched off a Walt DisneyWorld beach by an alligator and dragged underwater. Divers found the body of Lane Graves Wednesday about 16 hours after authorities first got the call that a reptile had taken the boy from the water's edge at Seven Seas Lagoon despite his father's frantic attempt to save the child.

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Alligator Bites Off Part Of Florida Man’s Forearm

Lakeland Police say an alligator bit off part of a 21-year-old man's arm when he jumped into a lake behind his apartment following a domestic disturbance. A sign warning of gators was posted at the lake, according to the police report. Sgt. Gary Gross said in a news release. She said her son had run into a wooded area behind their apartment in Lakeland.

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