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Crocodile killed near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Police said a person was killed by acrocodilenear Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ..

On Friday, the crocodile caught a person near the edge of the regulating pond. According to a Facebook post from theHorry County Police Department that responded to this scene, the crocodile returned to the regulating pond after an attack at the Myrtle Beach Golf and Yacht Club
. Sun News reported.

The victim's body was recovered from the pond, the crocodile was removed and euthanized, police say. According to police, police investigations are still underway and the identity and cause of death of the victim have not yet been revealed.

Police did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the CNN.

"Our heart is directed at the families and community members affected by this tragic event," the agency wrote.

According to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, South Carolina is home to alligators that live in the state's coastal wetlands.