FL gator killed after found near dead body

RIDGECREST, Fla. - A death investigation is underway after an incident involving a 13-foot alligator near 134th Avenue North and 121st Street in Pinellas County, authorities said. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to the area at around 1:50 p.m. for reports of a body seen in the waterway. According to the sheriff's office, a 13-foot, 8.5-inch alligator was killed and removed from the waterway, with the help of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Deputies assigned to the PCSO Dive Team also recovered the remains of a deceased adult from the waterway.

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