The search for a 2-year-old boy who was dragged into a lake by an alligator at Walt Disney World hotel in Orlando on Tuesday has come to a tragic end as the boy's dead body was found.
According to the Orange county sheriff Lane Graves of Elkhorn, Nebraska’s deceased body was found completely intact by his dive team.
“At about 3:30 today(Wednesday) we recovered the remains of the 2-year-old from the water and that body has been turned over to the Orange County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.
Autopsy has to confirm, but there’s likely no question in my mind that the child was drowned by the alligator,” he continued. “The child was found within the immediate area of where he was last seen.
It took some time to go through, but our divers were able to locate the body using sonar equipment.” Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said.