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The Northern Territory news Wed 9 Jul 2014



The Northern Territory news Wed 9 Jul 2014

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04 NEWS MONDAY JUNE 9 2014 NTNE01Z01MA - V1 What youre saying ConDoLenCes Jo Langley great work to the police and parks staff! now the family can have closure and wont have days of wondering! May he riP! Eriin Kakadu Gould Well done to Parks, emergency services, Police and everyone else involved in the search. Amy Field such sad news condolences to the family Donna Aladin Very sad!!!! May his family now have closure!! Lydia Riddle Very sad outcome thinking of the family involved . not a very good ending Jacinta Koa Very sad to hear. Well done to rescue teams, Police & especially to the excellent Kakadu rangers. Joanne Manson condolences to the family and please show respect. Brett Guy sad that the bloke was taken by a croc while not doing anything stupid. Just as sad people feel the need to shoot crocs in a petty act of revenge. red neck rule of thumb. Kill everything. Joanne Broughton so sad rest in Peace Bless the family & friends. Amanda X Dawson the top end is a dangerous place! Very sad condolences to the mans relatives and friends. Kari Lehman Hardwick thinking about his family. he didnt swim in water which is croc territory . how many people fish the rivers up there in boats and feel safe, it could have been anyone. i have fished the territory rivers and always felt safe in the boat. Paul Christopher Sharp this will always be a polarising topic. Maybe a referendum to cull or not at the next nt election. Voter turn-out would be astounding!! Jodie Wood tragic for the family. to witness this would of been terrifying. Please have a heart and think about them... Who cares about the dead crocs right now!! Megan Brown sad for all involved, at least they have some peace now finding his remains. thanks to all personnel involved and condolences to his family. XX Peta Nae Couldnt think of anything worse for both the dad and his family. so so sad. i really hope the family gets through this horrifically difficult time Valerie Mitchelson this is so sad and for the family to see this happen Michael Nixon god bless and help the family at this terrible time - my prayers are with you Chris Lisa Blyth so glad authorities are doing what they need to do to get this man back to his family. there is only one of him and millions crocs. absolute tragedy whats happened to this man and his family. Helen Jacqueline Dietrich thoughts are with the family what a terrible thing to have to witness. such a horrific tragedy A crocodile that attacked and killed German tourist Isabel Von Jordan at Sandy Creek Billabong in Kakadu National Park in 2002 Lethal encounters in Top End waters JANUARY 26, 2014: A 12year-old boy goes missing after he was taken by a crocodile while swimming behind Mudginberri outstation about 20km west of Jabiru. Another boy, 15, was bitten on the arm but escaped before the croc turned on the other boy in front of friends. AUGUST 24, 2013: A crocodile killed Sean Cole, 26, while swimming in the Mary River near the Mary River Wilderness Retreat, about halfway between Darwin and Kakadu National Park. DECEMBER 1, 2012: A 4m crocodile killed a nine-year old boy who was swimming with friends at a Territory beach at Port Bradshaw near Dhania outstation, 100km south of Nhulunbuy. NOVEMBER 16, 2012: A 3m crocodile killed a sevenyear-old girl who was swimming at a waterhole at Gumarrirnbang outstation about 110km southwest of Maningrida. FEBRUARY 20, 2011: A crocodile killed a 14-year-old boy playing in a creek with his brothers in Milingimbi 450km east of Darwin. APRIL 2009: Father-of-two Keith Parry, 20, was killed by a 4m croc while trying to swim across the Daly River, south of Darwin. MARCH 2009: 11-year-old Briony Goodsell was taken at Black Jungle Swamp at Lambells Lagoon in Darwins rural area while she was swimming with her sister and two friends. JULY 2006: A 5m crocodile killed an eight-year-old girl as she fished with her family on the Blythe River. SEPTEMBER 2005: Darwin man Russell Butel, 55, was killed off the Cobourg Peninsula, while diving with a mate in Trepang Bay. SEPTEMBER 2005: A 4m croc killed Russell Harris, 37, while he snorkelled off Groote Eylandt, Gulf of Carpentaria. DECEMBER 2003: A 4m croc killed Brett Mann, 22, while he cleaned his quad bike in the Finniss River, 100km south of Darwin. His two friends spent 22 hours up a tree waiting to be rescued while the croc stalked them below. OCTOBER 22, 2002: Isabel von Jordan, a 24-year-old student from Germany, was killed by a 5m saltwater crocodile in Kakadu National Parks Sandy Creek billabong while swimming with a group of tourists. DECEMBER 23, 1998: Peter Munkara, 34, an artist from Melville Island, was found near the islands Paru boat ramp with crocodile bite marks on his body. AUGUST 7, 1998: The body of a man in his 20s was found in the Roper River, 500km southeast of Darwin, believed to be a victim of a croc attack. DECEMBER 13, 1997: A man was killed trying to swim across the Daly River, 230km south of Darwin. MAY 11, 1990: Albert Juzelionas, 43, a Jabiru Telecom worker, was killed while swimming off Groote Eylandt. OCTOBER 1988: Alex Bururru, 25, of Maningrida, was killed in Cato River near Nhulunbuy, NT. MARCH 17, 1987: Kerry McLoughlin, 40, a Jabiru storeman, was decapitated by a 5.1m crocodile while wading at Cahills Crossing on the East Alligator River in Kakadu. McLoughlin had thrown a beer can at its head to try to escape. Police at the scene after 11-year-old Briony Goodsell was taken by a crocodile at Lambells Lagoon in Darwins rural area in 2009 Picture: CLIVE HYDE