Hunt for Boy Snatched by Gator at Disney a 'Recovery' Effort, Sheriff Says

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said today there's 'no question' the missing 2-year-old Nebraska boy who was dragged by an alligator into a lake Tuesday evening at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Bay Lake, Florida, is dead.
1:27 | 06/15/16

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Transcript for Hunt for Boy Snatched by Gator at Disney a 'Recovery' Effort, Sheriff Says
More than fifty law enforcement officials are combing the water Wii's at Disney. It has been and now. About fifteen hours. Since the child was taken into the war of the alligators so we know that. We are working on recovering the body of the child is born. And so on behalf of everyone that is engaged in this effort. Our ultimate goal is to try to bring some flows into the family about recovering a low war. Gators have already been pulled from the water. Those animals will be euthanized. The Nebraska Stanley were on the shores of the grand clarity and resort for movie night there two year old was playing in a few inches of water when the gators snapped him up. The father just feet away leapt to his son's rescue but couldn't free the child before the Gator swam away. These animals are very powerful incredibly powerful there's no way you gonna. Open the jaws of that Gator. The posted signs say no swimming but they don't mention gators children like this when visiting in March regularly play on the shores this mother says she will never do that again. Disney so they're deploying all of their resources in the search. We are helping family in doing everything we can't. It's on us. Disney has officially closed off all of its beaches here much of the land is actually been set aside as a nature preserve. And that has limited the ability of Disney to do anything about Gator center in the water. Lana Zack ABC news Orlando.

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