Police have confirmed a breaking story that a man was killed by a crocodile in the Lords Bank area of Ladyville.
The victim was reportedly fishing in a swampy area of Lords Bank and was in the water when a crocodile attacked him and dragged him under the water at about 2:30 this afternoon.
Police do not yet know who the victim is, because his body has not been recovered.
A man who was in the area who saw what happened, quickly went to the police, and the alarm was raised.
A search of the area is expected to be carried out to capture the crocodile before it attacks again and to recover the body of the man, if that is possible.