American woman killed by shark in Bahamas

Jordan Lindsay, 21, a college student from California, was on a snorkeling expedition with her family, according to Bahamian officials.
2:21 | 06/27/19

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We're learning new details this morning about the 21-year-old American college student killed on vacation with heir family in the Bahamas. ABC's Victor Oquendo has the good morning, Victor. Reporter: Good morning, Michael. Those details are devastating. Her mother was just feet away when she was attacked. She said it happened so quickly nobody could warn them and she had to pull her daughter to shore herself. This morning, it's the terrifying shark attack in the Bahamas that left a young American woman on vacation with her family dead. Bahamian officials say she was Jordan Lindsey from California. She was on a snorkeling expedition with the sandy toes tour company and her parents said they saw three sharks surrounding Jordan and yelled to warn her but it was too late. She was bitten several times across her body. Her right arm bitten off. She was pronounced dead at the hospital. Jace Holton in the water taking this picture 45 minutes before the attack. Overnight Bahamas officials issued precautionary advisories to the public following the fatal shark attack. Rose island is a small piece of land just northeast of Nassau and this is not the first shark attack in the area. Tiffany Johnson from north Carolina lost part of her arm to a shark while snorkeling in 2017. This attack coming amid heightened concerns in the U.S. These fishermen coming face-to-face with an adult great white last week off the Jersey shore. Its powerful teeth on full display. It's huge. Reporter: On Monday, ten great whites spotted near cape cod. One of them a 13-foot-long predator and last week, an 8-year-old boy was bit everybody near bald head island off north one of three attacks in that area alone this month. In the Bahamas, Jordan Lindsey's father telling ABC overnight Jordan was 21 and such a great daughter and person. We already miss her terribly. Her younger sister Madison starting a gofundme page while the president of Loyola Mary mount says we will remember Jordan with a plaque bearing her name at our student memorial. Officials in the Bahamas doing an assessment to determine the safety in the water. Her family is now working on bringing her body back to California. Guys. Sad. Incredibly sad story, Victor, thank you so much.

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