Orange man dies from alligator attack
On 7/3/15 at 2:34 AM, Officers from the Orange Police Department were dispatched to 1802 Mississippi, Burkart’s Marina, in reference to a possible alligator attack.
Upon arrival on the scene at 2:39 AM, Officers were advised that a male and female were swimming in the bayou when the 28 year old male was attacked by a large alligator.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene with a boat along with a Game Warden from Texas Parks and Wildlife. The male was located at 4:29 AM, deceased, near the area in the water. Judge Price responded to the scene and ordered an autopsy.