BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — An alleged burglar died after he was attacked by an alligator while running from deputies, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office told WFTV.
Matthew Riggins’ body was discovered in Barefoot Bay Lake on Nov. 23.
Deputies told WFTV he drowned as a result of an alligator attack.
Riggins told his girlfriend earlier in November that he and another man were planning to burglarize homes in the area, investigators said. A witness called deputies after seeing the men.