A missing woman has been found in the jaws of an alligator in Florida, BTV reported.

The 4-meter animal was killed by police. The alligator was spotted in the Largo Canal, and his mouth was the remains of a woman.

Police said the remains were those of 41-year-old Sabrina Peckham.

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The investigation will determine the circumstances of the woman's death.

Police said the body alert in the water was filed at 13:50 p.m. local time on Friday.

"I noticed he had a body in his mouth. That's how I ran straight to the fire department. I first saw an alligator in real life and thought it was a nice animal, and then I saw what's in the mouth and I was like, "Is this a dummy? Oh, it wasn't pale and white," Jamarkus Bullard said.

Authorities said the alligator had been humanely killed.

Forensic medicine is yet to determine the cause of the woman's death.

Residents nearby said they've seen small alligators in the area before, but not that big ones.

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