Ga. Court To Hear Case Of Possible Gator Attack


Salon Staff
February 6, 2012 7:27PM (UTC)

ATLANTA (AP) — The family of a Georgia woman claims a homeowners association should have removed an alligator from a subdivision that they say may have killed the woman.

The Georgia Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the case Monday. The heirs of 83-year-old Gwyneth Williams say The Landings Association should have taken steps to remove the 8-foot gator. The golf club and homeowners association argue they shouldn't be held liable for wild animals that wander onto the property near Savannah.

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It's unclear if the alligator killed Williams. Her mangled body was found in a lagoon patrolled by the gator in October 2007.

The club and the association have argued that Williams may have died from a heart attack before encountering the alligator.


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