Meet the women hunting giant pythons ‘eating everything’ in the Everglades
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Some of the more than 30 animals that a large woman in her 40s has been reported to have killed over the past nine months in the Everglades, according to WLRN, the CBS Local affiliate in Florida, have eaten human prey or have been seen eating human dead.
While there is no clear connection to the women’s accounts – that’s what the police say – they come amid reports about a woman in Florida who has been accused of killing dozens of people after going on a week-long killing spree.
Curtis, who lives in St. Augustine, was charged with six counts of first-degree murder after he is accused of killing at least nine people throughout Miami-Dade County, from as far north as South Miami, and as far south as the Everglades.
There was speculation that he may have also killed people in the Everglades during the months prior to the reported killings there.
On March 21, Curtis was charged with four counts of first-degree murder, along with another five counts of attempted first-degree murder.
On March 9, 2019, Curtis was arrested after a massive police search led to his arrest outside of a home on a canal in St. Augustine.
“It began with a woman who’d been missing for several days, who called us on Tuesday with concerns about her behavior.” Miami-Dade Police said in a news release at the time. “A search warrant was obtained and executed at 3:15 a.m. on Wednesday. Curtis was arrested without incident from the same location outside of the home.”
On March 21, 2019, after an investigation into the allegations against Curtis, Miami-Dade Police asked St. Augustine Police to conduct an on-site investigation and arrest Curtis.
On March 22, St. Augustine Police charged Curtis with the eight murders on the grounds that he was acting in concert with two women who were dating one