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Human remains found in slain Indonesia croc

Updated: December 6, 2006, 1:36 PM ET
By Associated Press — Dec. 6, 2007

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Villagers found two human hands, a leg and a pair of shorts inside a half-ton crocodile they trapped and killed in eastern Indonesia, a conservationist said Wednesday.

At least five people have gone missing in recent months in the same area of East Nusa Tenggara province and are believed to have been eaten by a crocodile or crocodiles, said local conservationist Lorens Mbatu.

The 16-foot-long reptile captured Monday is suspected of having eaten a 59-year-old ...

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