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Publish immediately *Although this is in no way good news, we can only hope that it will serve to provide some level of closure for Matt and Melissa Graves; whose 2-year-old son, Lane , was fatally attacked by an alligator while the family vacationed at Disney’s Seven Seas Lagoon Resort in Orlando, Florida, this week. The family hails from Elkorn, Nebraska.

According to Sheriff Jerry Demings, the body of the child was found ‘completely intact.’


We send our love and prayers to Matt and Melissa Graves, here with her late son, Matt.

While talking to the media outside of the Disney location in Orlando, Sheriff Demings fielded questions from the media. One reporter asked the sheriff if the child had been doing something he should not have been doing and the sheriff responded, “I don’t believe this child was doing anything that any other 2-year-old would do.”

Demings said the child was in a playpen near the water.

Nick Wiley, the executive director of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservative Commission was asked what will be done moving forward. He responded that they will take precautions to ensure “this will not happen again.”

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