Police: Woman wanted to get close to alligator before attack
May 3, 2020
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A woman killed by an alligator at a South Carolina pond told a friend she wanted to get close to the animal and didn't scream as it attacked her and dragged her into the water, according to a police report.
Cynthia Covert, 58, died in the attack Friday afternoon on Kiawah Island, Charleston County deputies said.
A deputy had to shoot and kill the alligator to get Covert away from the animal, according to the police report released Monday.
The woman Covert was staying with said she didn't seem herself Friday and walked toward the alligator, which lunged and grab...