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By Rushawn Walters (NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow)

The body of the two-year-old boy who was pulled away by an alligator at the Walt Disney World resort hotel has been found. The Orange County dive team discovered it on Wednesday at 1:45 p.m. CDT, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings told reporters at a news conference.

“Of course, the autopsy has to confirm that, but there is likely no question in my mind that the child was drowned by the alligator,” Demings said.

The body it was was located not far from where the alligator seized it Tuesday night.
Though the body a few puncture wounds it is likely he drowned, Demings said.

“Of course, the autopsy has to confirm that, but there is likely no question in my mind that the child was drowned by the alligator,” Demings said, according to CNN.

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