(Scroll down for video) Police launched an investigation after an alligator grabbed an elderly woman and killed her as she fell into a pond, according to police in South Carolina.
West Ashley police said that 90-year-old Bonnie Walker, was found dead in the retention pond of the Brookdale Charleston senior citizens living facility.
According to the police investigation, the woman slipped and fell down an embankment and into the pond. The alligator then lunged at the woman and began eating her.
Walker was reported missing, and she was later found in the pond.
Walker died of multiple puncture wounds and blunt force trauma. The alligator that was responsible for the attack was captured and killed.
This was the first reported alligator related death in the history of the state.