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Burger King worker falls through roof and gets leg stuck: ‘The rescue was very challenging’

A strange scene unfolded at a Texas Burger King when the local fire department was called to rescue a worker who apparently fell through the roof and got his leg stuck.

The incident occurred early on Saturday morning.

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The victim’s leg had become stuck between two trusses. (Gun Barrel City Fire Department)

The Gun Barrel City Fire Department arrived on the scene around 7 a.m., CBSDFW reports. At the restaurant, they discovered that the worker’s leg had fallen completely through the roof and was wedged tightly. The emergency workers were unable to free him without the use of special equipment.

Before they could get to work, the rescue team had to check the area around him to make sure that it was stable. Once that was done, they were forced to cut through the roof and clear up the area around the victim. They then discovered that his leg had become wedged between two trusses.

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Firefighters were forced to cut out a section of the roof to free the employee. (Gun Barrel City fire department)

After cutting through one of the trusses, they were finally able to free the victim, who was then lowered to the ground via rope harness. EMS workers then checked him over before taking him a nearby hospital.

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The Gun Barrel City Fire Department posted pictures of the rescue to Facebook. “Given the serious nature of the call when it was received by our Dispatch Center, two Fire Engines and our Ladder Truck, along with Fire Fighters from both stations, were sent to the scene,” assistant chief Jason Raney wrote in the post.

“I want to compliment our personnel on the scene, along with the Police Department who responded, for getting the victim out in a safe and expeditious manner. This rescue was very challenging due to the instability of the roof.”

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It has not been reported why exactly the employee was on the roof in the first place. Burger King did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

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Phoenix Suns’ Josh Jackson accused of getting 5-month-old daughter high with marijuana use: report

Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson was reportedly accused in court documents of using marijuana and getting his 5-month-old daughter high off the drug.

Lorena Villela, 41, the mother of Jackson’s child, have been in a court battle over paternity, child support, and other issues, the Arizona Republic reported Friday. Villela said she’s smelled marijuana coming from Jackson’s home when she picked her child up.

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Villela accused Jackson, 22, in a court motion filed June 4 of using the drug several times and requested that he gets drug tested, according to the newspaper. A judge has yet to rule on the request. Villela insists she’s not trying to harm Jackson’s image or financially gain from the lawsuit.

Villela claimed that after Jackson spent time with the baby on May 22 she noticed the child was “very lethargic” and she said she tried to wake the baby up multiple times through the night but the child “appeared to be high and could only lift her eyelids to midway point,” the newspaper reported, citing court records.

Jackson sent a text message to Villela’s marijuana accusations, according to Arizona Sports. He said he doesn’t smoke marijuana when he’s around the child.

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Josh Jackson will be entering his third season with the Suns. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

“The people in this house will tell you I don’t do that when she’s around or before I see her so say what you want,” Jackson said.

Lawyers for Villela and Jackson have both released statements about the case.

“If [the] father was truly concerned for the best interest of the minor child and how his public image may impact the minor child, he would not be getting arrested for attempting to flee police custody,” Ryan Reppucci, Villela’s attorney, said in a court filing.

Jackson’s attorney responded: “Josh Jackson categorically denies these defamatory and deeply upsetting allegations. He would never endanger the well-being of his daughter or any other child. Period. We look forward to clearing Josh’s name as swiftly as possible and continuing to pursue justice for his daughter.”

Jackson, who was drafted by the Suns in 2017, was arrested in May and charged with resisting arrest after an incident at a music festival in which he allegedly attempted to enter a VIP area without the correct pass.

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Villela has also had trouble with the law. According to the Arizona Republic, she served one month in jail and completed three years of probation after being convicted of child abuse in 2008.

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Gorsuch sides with liberals in shooting down tougher sentences for gun crimes

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President Trump’s two Supreme Court picks, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, were on opposing sides once again Monday in a case centering on whether a law that slaps harsher penalties on certain gun possession cases is unconstitutionally vague.

Gorsuch sided with liberal justices in a 5-4 decision in United States v. Davis, for which he wrote the opinion of the court. The law in question calls for longer sentences when a person uses a firearm in connection with a “crime of violence,” which is defined as a felony “that by its nature, involves a substantial risk that physical force against the person or property of another may be used in the course of committing the offense.” That definition is rather confusing, Gorsuch said.

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“Even the government admits that this language … provides no reliable way to determine which offenses qualify as crimes of violence and thus is unconstitutionally vague,” he wrote. Vague laws leave it to unelected attorneys and judges to determine what acts qualify as crimes, Gorsuch said, when it is really Congress’ job to make that decision with the laws that they pass.

In the current case, Maurice Davis and Andre Glover were convicted of robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery under the Hobbs Act, which covers robbery, attempted robbery, or extortion affecting interstate commerce. They were each hit with longer sentences because robbery and conspiracy were found to be “crimes of violence.” An appeals court found that the clause in the statute defining crimes of violence was unconstitutionally vague.

The Supreme Court’s opinion referred to two recent cases where they struck down similar laws for being too vague. In those cases, when determining if a crime qualified as a “violent felony” or “crime of violence,” courts had to look at an “ordinary case” of such a crime, as opposed to what happened in the case in question.

The government argued that the courts should look at the specific case instead, but Gorsuch argued that an examination of the statute’s text and history shows that Congress did not have a case-specific approach in mind. Therefore, he claimed the law is unconstitutional because it is too vague.

Kavanaugh penned a scathing dissent, where he was joined by the other conservatives. He warned of the repercussions the court’s ruling could have.

“The Court’s decision today will make it harder to prosecute violent gun crimes in the future,” Kavanaugh wrote. “The Court’s decision also will likely mean that thousands of inmates who committed violent gun crimes will be released far earlier than Congress specified when enacting §924(c).”

Kavanaugh addressed the two recent cases Gorsuch referenced where laws were held to be vague, saying those laws applied to gun cases where defendants had committed violent crimes in the past. The law in the current case adds harsher sentences for the same offense where the gun was used. As a result, he claimed, it makes sense to look at the specific offense.

“Why would we interpret a federal law that criminalizes current-offense conduct to focus on a hypothetical defendant rather than on the actual defendant?” he asked, calling this a “gaping hole” in the majority’s analysis.

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This case is the latest in several this term where Kavanaugh and Gorsuch were at odds in close decisions.

Gorsuch sided in May with the court’s liberal wing, giving a narrow majority in support of a Native American man convicted for hunting in a national forest. Kavanaugh opposed the ruling. A week earlier, Kavanaugh sided with liberals in a 5-4 decision that he wrote, ruling that Apple could be sued by iPhone owners over high prices in their App Store. Gorsuch opposed the ruling.

Fox News’ Adam Shaw contributed to this report.

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Giant whale shark lets Florida fisherman hitch a ride in amazing video

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Florida fishermen captured amazing video of their swim with a 30-foot whale shark off the coast of Tampa Bay over the weekend.

Captain Robert Holzinger told FOX13 Tampa he was spearfishing with a friend 30 miles out when they spotted the whale shark. The friends jumped in the water, which was about 80 feet deep, to record the “gentle giant.” Holzinger said they spent about an hour swimming with it.

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The shark was estimated to be 20 feet long but Holzinger later told FOX4 the beast was 30 feet. He said the shark was friendly and allowed him to pet it.

Holzinger wrote on Facebook that he hoped that there would also be cobia – a scavenger fish that follows larger animals – but there weren’t any.

“When we realized there wasn’t we decided to swim and hang out with him for a while,” he told FOX13 Tampa. “It was truly a gift to be able to see and experience something like that.”

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The endangered whale shark is the largest type of shark – and largest of all fishes – and can be found in tropical waters, according to the World Wildlife Fund. They can weigh as much as 11 tons and stretch as long as 40 feet long.

The filter feeders typically eat plankton and are described as “gentle giants” that “sometimes allow swimmers to hitch a ride,” according to National Geographic.

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New tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy, researchers say

Researchers have developed a new tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes.

The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtle face and head movements along with unique artifacts in video files, and apparently can identify such fakes with up to 96 percent accuracy.

Deepfakes, even amateurish ones like the widely circulated video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that was slowed down to make her appear drunk or senile, have become a growing concern and prompted a backlash against Big Tech for not doing enough to crack down on them.

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A number of celebrities and public figures, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, have been featured in deepfakes.

Most deepfake detection models look at videos on a frame-by-frame basis to determine if they’ve been manipulated. However, the USC researchers review an entire video all at once and examine potential inconsistencies in how the subject in the footage moves — which the researchers refer to as “softbiometric signatures” in their published work.

“To contend with this growing threat, we describe a forensic technique that models facial expressions and movements that typify an individual’s speaking pattern. Although not visually apparent, these correlations are often violated by the nature of how deep-fake videos are created and can, therefore, be used for authentication,” the researchers write in the study’s abstract.

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The scientists used a data set of about 1,000 manipulated videos to train its tool, which became adept at figuring out deepfakes of leading politicians and celebrities.

The issue of what do about deepfakes won’t be going away anytime soon. Scientists last week revealed a software tool that literally allows you to put words into someone else’s mouth.

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Bebe Rexha is not standing for your body-shaming on social media

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Pop star Bebe Rexha has been making headlines recently, and it’s not just because of her music.

Rexha, who has lent her vocal talents to hits like “Meant to Be” and “Back To You,” has been an outspoken force on social media, frequently calling out trolls commenting on her weight.

Rexha took to Twitter and Instagram last week, shutting down mean-spirited critics who bombarded her accounts with harsh, fat-shaming messages.

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“To all the people tweeting mean things to me about my weight you just want a response and you will not get it,” Rexha tweeted on Thursday. She followed this up with a second tweet, saying, “Unless you are completely perfect you have no f—in right to talk about anybody else’s body. The hate you breed that stems from Insecurity don’t look pretty on you.”

Rexha made a similar message earlier in June while expressing disgust at a paparazzi photo snapped during a routine trip to the grocery store.

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“Why do paparazzi always put out the ugliest pictures of me,” Rexha tweeted. “Like help a girl out. I was just trying to buy groceries for my chili recipe. Like whatever.”

On Instagram, Rexha shared one of these images again, further standing up to her haters. “I F—in HATE this paparazzi pic of me, but you know what Im posting it cause it’s REAL,” she said.

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Rexha also received harsh treatement on Friday, when the singer posted a photo to Instagram captioned, “Unapologetically me.”

One mean-spirited user left a nasty comment on the post, reading, “You’re gaining a lot of weight tubby.”

The “Call You Mine” singer swiftly responded to the user, saying, “Yes I have. Working on myself.”

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Fellow pop star Demi Lovato, who has dealt with her own fair share of body-shamers, notably came to Rexha’s defense against the trolls in a comment left on the post. “You are GORGEOUS, strong, authentic and an inspiration to me and so many,” Lovato commented. “Thank you for being you you BEAUTIFUL, beautiful woman. I love you.”

In fact, anonymous trolls weren’t the only source of fat-shaming Rexha has exposed in the past. Earlier this year, the singer blasted fashion designers in a profanity-laced Twitter video, where she claimed they refused to dress her for the Grammys because she wasn’t “a runway size.”

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“If you don’t like my fashion style or my music that’s one thing. But don’t say you can’t dress someone that isn’t a runway size,” Rexha tweeted in January. “We are beautiful any size! Small or large!”

Rexha has a history of being candid about personal topics, especially when it comes to body image issues and mental health. Back in April, the singer revealed she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, declaring she now knows why she “felt so sick.”

She went on to say she is “not ashamed anymore” about her diagnosis, and didn’t want fans to “feel sorry for me.”

Rexha has also been a supportive voice of female empowerment. In a recent interview with Fox News, Rexha discussed the apparent double standard of women embracing their sexuality compared to men, declaring she’s proud to be sexy.

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“If I want to be sexy, I’m going to be sexy,” the singer said. “If a man were to take off his shirt and show off his abs and rub oil all over his body, I doubt anyone would say that he’s exploiting his sexuality — and that pisses me off. So, I’m definitely going to do what I want and do what I feel.”

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50 years later, the Moon is still great for business

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NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after humans first visited, businesses are still trying to make a buck off the Moon.

Hundreds of millions of people were riveted when Apollo 11 landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Naturally, marketers jumped at the chance to sell products from cars and televisions, to cereal and a once-obscure powdered drink called Tang.

They are at it again in 2019, as the 50th anniversary of the giant leap for mankind approaches.

There’s the cosmically priced $34,600 limited edition Omega Speedmaster, a tribute to the watch that Buzz Aldrin wore on the Moon. And the more down-to-Earth Budweiser Discovery Reserve, which revives a recipe from the 1960s and features 11 symbolic stars in the packaging.

There’s the playful NASA Apollo 11 lunar lander set from Lego. And Nabisco’s indulgent purple Marshmallow Moon Oreo cookies. And who doesn’t need “one small step” t-shirts, Saturn V crew socks or an Apollo 11 travel tumbler?

But seriously, some brands take genuine pride at having been part of the first Moon landing.

Omega Speedmaster watches have been an icon of space travel since NASA chose them for its manned missions in 1965 after other watches failed tests. In 1970, the crew of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission used a Speedmaster to time a 14-second engine burn to align themselves for re-entry to Earth.

“It continues to be an important tool to have. You have to look only to the Apollo 13 mission,” said James Ragan, a retired NASA aerospace engineer who tested the watches in the 1960s.

Omega’s gold Speedmaster is a version of the watches the company presented to astronauts at a gala dinner in 1969. A relatively more modest $9,650 stainless steel timepiece features a laser-engraved image of Aldrin descending from the lunar lander.

Then, there are the anti-gravity Fisher Space Pens, developed specially for the Apollo missions. For luxury space enthusiasts, Fisher Space Pen Co. has a $700 limited edition pen with authenticated materials from the Apollo 11 space craft.

Back in 1969, both Omega and Fisher Space Pen Co. were quick to promote their Apollo 11 connections with media and advertising campaigns, as were NASA contractors like Boeing and General Electric.

Stouffer’s made sure consumers knew it provided food for Apollo 11 astronauts once they were back on Earth, launching the ad campaign “Everybody who’s been to the Moon is eating Stouffer’s.” Fifty years later, the Nestle-owned brand is celebrating with a media campaign to share some of the recipes from 1969.

But brands with no direct Apollo connections were not about to sit out an event that nearly every U.S. household with a television watched.

In 1969, Zippo released a lighter saluting the Apollo 11 mission and its astronauts. A half-century later, Zippo has sold out of the 14,000 limited edition lighters released in tribute to the anniversary, priced at $100 each.

Krispy Kreme, which says it served doughnuts to witnesses at the Apollo 11 launch, conjured up a new treat — filling its classic glazed doughnuts with cream — in honor of the anniversary.

If many of the tributes have a vintage feel, it might be because public interest in space exploration has ebbed and flowed over the years, with no single event capturing the global euphoria of the first Moon landing, and the Apollo program ending in 1972.

“Since 1972, human space travel has been dead boring. We’ve gone around and around and around the Earth a whole bunch of times, and that is not interesting to people,” said David Meerman Scott, a marketing strategist and co-author of the book “Marketing the Moon,” which chronicles the public relations efforts that went into the Apollo 11 mission.

Still, Scott said the 50th anniversary comes amid renewed interest, with NASA’s plans to send astronauts back to the Moon by 2024 and to Mars in the 2030s.

Indeed, Lego conceived its lunar lander as a grown-up display set, part of its Creator Expert series aimed at adults. For kids, born to parents who themselves who have never known a world without space travel, the Danish toy company is releasing six new Lego City Mars exploration sets, designed in collaboration with NASA with futuristic rockets that would take humans to the red planet.

“It’s about giving kids something aspirational, where they can see themselves, versus trying to project them into a historical moment,” said Michael McNally, senior director of brand relations at Lego.

Budweiser, similarly, has declared its ambition to be the first beer on Mars, participating in barley-growing experiments on the International Space Station. Still, the Anheuser-Busch brand saw marketing potential in evoking the patriotism that the Apollo 11 mission stirred in Americans during politically polarized times.

“Beer at its core is a very democratic drink. It brings people together,” said Ricardo Marques, vice president of marketing at Anheuser-Busch. “We like in particular to remind people of everything that is good and everything we shouldn’t forget.”

After all, watching the first Moon landing was a personal experience for hundreds of millions of people around the world.

That was thanks to TV — a connection Samsung has seized for its media campaign promoting its QLED 8K TV, tied to CNN’s Apollo 11 documentary.

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Biden calls for making Dreamers citizens, in new immigration plan

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, while accusing President Trump of “vilifying immigrants” to “scare” voters, urged Congress to make so-called Dreamers citizens in his newly released campaign proposal to roll back the Trump administration’s policies on illegal immigration.

The Democratic presidential primary front-runner’s proposals, published Monday morning in English and Spanish in the Miami Herald and its Spanish publication El Nuevo Herald, were as much of a blueprint of what he would do in the White House as they were a blistering critique of Trump’s record on the divisive issue.

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Pointing to the Republican president’s threat last week of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation raids across the country, Biden argued that it’s “clear Trump is only interested in using his policies to assault the dignity of the Latin community and scare voters to turn out on Election Day, while not addressing the real challenges facing our hemisphere.”

Biden also highlighted the detention of migrant children at the nation’s southern border, implemented last year as part of the administration’s zero-tolerance policy. Accusing Trump of “racist invective,” the former vice president said “under Trump, there have been horrifying scenes at the border of kids being kept in cages, tear-gassing asylum seekers, ripping children from their mothers’ arms — actions that subvert American values and erode our ability to lead on the global stage.”

Trump has repeatedly claimed that he “inherited” the policy from his predecessor, former President Barack Obama.

Biden, who served eight years as vice president under Obama, urged that “the next president must institute effective immigration reform while restoring regional policies grounded in respect.”

“Our asylum system needs to be improved, but the answer is to streamline and strengthen it so that it benefits legitimate claims of those fleeing persecution, while reducing potential for abuse,” he said.

Biden also called for giving U.S. citizenship to the thousands of young undocumented immigrants brought into the country illegally by their parents, saying they are “Americans, and Congress needs to make it official.” 

These so-called Dreamers – thousands of young undocumented immigrants brought into the country illegally by their parents – were granted legal protections through the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Trump has sought to end that status.

“The millions of undocumented people in the United States can only be brought out of the shadows through fair treatment, not ugly threats,” Biden said. “Trump’s efforts to repeal Temporary Protected Status (TPS) across the board have injected unnecessary uncertainty into the lives of thousands of families.”

Still, Biden said “it’s imperative that we secure our borders.” But he argued that Trump’s campaign promise to “build the wall” along the U.S. border with Mexico “is a slogan divorced from reality.”

Biden said, if elected, he would “focus instead on improving screening procedures at our legal ports of entry and making smart investments in border technology. These are sensible policies that will do more for our security than a wall ever could.”

Biden also criticized Trump’s diplomatic efforts in Venezuela, arguing Trump “has badly misjudged what it will take to bring democracy back to Venezuela, and his increasing belligerence threatens the international coalition of more than 50 countries that recognize Juan Guaido as the interim President of Venezuela.”

But he didn’t mention that Trump was the first world leader to recognize Guaido as the legitimate leader of Venezuela and helped build a coalition of countries that oppose the regime of Nicolas Maduro.

Trump has accused the Obama administration of failing to place enough tough sanctions on Maduro’s regime.

The release of Biden’s proposal comes three days after not appearing for a National Association of Latino Elected Officials conference that was attended by eight of his rivals for the Democratic nomination. Biden was criticized by Latino leaders for skipping the conference. The event was held in Miami, which will also be the site of this week’s first round of Democratic primary debates.

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Supreme Court rejects early challenge to Trump steel tariffs

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The Supreme Court is rejecting an early challenge to President Donald Trump’s authority to impose tariffs on imported steel based on national security concerns.

The justices did not comment on Monday in leaving in place a decision by the Court of International Trade that ruled against steel importers and other users of imported steel who challenged the 25% tariff on steel that Trump imposed in 2018.

The importers argue that Trump does not have unbounded authority under the Constitution to regulate trade. They say that job belongs to Congress.

The legal challenge is at an early stage, before a federal appeals court has weighed in. The case could return to the Supreme Court later.

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Alligator may have killed South Carolina man found in pond with ‘bite marks’ on body: police

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A South Carolina man found dead in a pond with “bite marks” on his body Saturday may have been killed by an alligator, authorities said.

A police helicopter discovered the body in a large pond on Kiawah Island while conducting a search for a man who had been reported missing hours earlier, the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

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“The deceased individual had bite marks and wounds consistent in appearance with an alligator encounter,” the statement read.

Police said they suspect the body is of the missing man based on appearance, although it has yet to be confirmed. The man first went missing at 10 a.m. Saturday. The helicopter was called in after police dogs tracked the victim to the pond behind his property.

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An autopsy will determine the unidentified man’s cause of death – and whether he was mauled by the gator after he died, the department said. The state’s Department of Natural Resources is assisting in the investigation.

There have been two known deaths in South Carolina resulting from an encounter with an alligator, the Post and Courier reported. Less than a year ago, a New York kindergarten teacher was walking her pet border collie near a lagoon when an alligator came out of the water and dragged her under.

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In July 2016, a 90-year-old woman with dementia died from gator wounds after wandering from an assisted-living facility and falling into a nearby pond, according to the paper.

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