504-pound alligator suspected of killing Louisiana man during Ida found with human remains in stomach
Authorities captured a 504-pound alligator suspected of attacking and killing a 71-year-old man in Louisiana during Hurricane Ida.
The 12-foot reptile was found in the Avery Estates area near Slidell, a city on Lake Pontchartrain across from New Orleans, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. It was close to the location where Timothy Satterlee Sr., a man who survived the devastating wrath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, went missing in Ida floodwaters on Aug. 30.
"The alligator was caught this morning by one of the traps and brought to a secure sight to be searched," the sheriff's office said Monday. "Once the alligator was searched, it was discovered to have what appears to be human remains inside its stomach."
Investigators said they would work with the St. Tammany …
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