Wildlife ranger killed by crocodile in northern Australia

Fuller said the woman had been in waist-deep water when she was taken, and whether she was working as a wildlife ranger at the time would form part of the police investigation.

A family member noticed her missing, they said, after hearing some splashing.

The crocodile was destroyed by local Indigenous rangers and the woman's body was recovered.

EARLIER: A FEMALE ranger has been taken by a crocodile in front of stunned onlookers in a remote region of the Northern Territory.

The woman was reported missing on Friday in Arnhem Land, a vast Northern Territory wilderness area.

Essential Now Building New Phone, Report Says, With All the AI
Not so fast, because according to a report from Bloomberg , Essential's next phone could be anything but conventional. If this all sounds a bit like the sci-fi movie " Her ", that's sort of by design.

Officers are still a matter of hours away from the remote location.

The Aboriginal ranger was snatched by the crocodile at the East Arnhem outstation of Gan Gan about 206km southwest of Yirrkala at about 10am on Friday.

The incident is being investigated by NT WorkSafe.

A FEMALE Aboriginal Ranger has been taken by a crocodile in East Arnhem Land today, NT Worksafe has been notified.

CareFlight, which is usually tasked to assist with medical situations in remote locations, at this stage is not attending the scene.

Related:

  • Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey backed to complete move to Old Trafford

    Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey backed to complete move to Old Trafford

    Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has been named in the Federation Internationale de Football Association team of the week alongside Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley.
    New York  man planned to bomb National Mall on Election Day

    New York man planned to bomb National Mall on Election Day

    An upstate NY man has been arrested after allegedly plotting to blow himself up on the National Mall on Election Day next month. This is a breaking news story, refresh the page for updates . "As alleged in the complaint, Paul M.
    American Pastor Detained In Turkey For Two Years May Be Freed Soon

    American Pastor Detained In Turkey For Two Years May Be Freed Soon

    However, Vice President Mike Pence, speaking on Thursday, dialed back expectations that Brunson's release is imminent. The officials cited in the report, however, cautioned that Ankara may not follow through on the purported deal.
  • Schools 'could turn away gay kids, teachers'

    Schools 'could turn away gay kids, teachers'

    Mr Morrison - a devout Christian - previously said he wanted to take a "proactive approach" to protecting religious freedom. Veteran Liberal MP Philip Ruddock chaired the panel, which delivered its findings to the Federal Government in May.
    Instagram is using new tools to detect bullying on the platform

    Instagram is using new tools to detect bullying on the platform

    Earlier this year, Instagram announced it would filter out bullying comments that aim to harass or upset users. It's unclear what else the technology can detect and whether it would work on images without captions.
    International Monetary Fund  warns of looming risks to global economy

    International Monetary Fund warns of looming risks to global economy

    Growth is projected to slow to 6.6 percent this year and 6.2 percent in 2019, a downgrade of 0.2 percentage points. It said that the composition of spending and revenues should be growth friendly and protect the most vulnerable.
  • Prince Andrew shares family photos as royal bridal party confirmed

    Prince Andrew shares family photos as royal bridal party confirmed

    But judging by her dramatic new hair color, Princess Eugenie plays by a different set of wedding prep rules. Eugenie is the 28-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson , and ninth in line for the throne.
    ‘Aladdin’ teaser trailer takes viewers to a whole new world

    ‘Aladdin’ teaser trailer takes viewers to a whole new world

    I'm still not fully sold on the live-action aspect, but if anyone has the budget to pull it off, it's surely Disney . Unfortunately, Will Smith doesn't appear as the Genie at all in this trailer, but no doubt we'll get to see him soon.
    International Monetary Fund  cuts world economic growth forecasts as tariffs hit

    International Monetary Fund cuts world economic growth forecasts as tariffs hit

    Forbes and the International Monetary Find (IMF) have differed on Nigeria's economic growth in 2018 and projections for 2019. The global financial elite are on the Indonesian holiday island for a week of discussions clouded by the economic outlook.
  • Microsoft back as a top PC vendor

    Microsoft back as a top PC vendor

    Acer and Apple trade places depending on the ranking ( Apple is fifth according to Gartner and fourth according to IDC ). At last, we should also mention IDC's 17.2 million units.
    Dakota Johnson laughs off Chris Martin baby rumours

    Dakota Johnson laughs off Chris Martin baby rumours

    And Dakota brushed off the baby drama with good humour as she appeared on The Ellen Show to set the record straight. Johnson, who was sporting a fake tattoo from a pinata on her arm, continues: "A lot of people congratulated me".
    China claims missing Interpol head was corrupt

    China claims missing Interpol head was corrupt

    The announcement said Meng was being investigated for accepting bribes and other crimes that were a result of his "willfulness". Interpol President Meng Hongwei has resigned, after being detained by Chinese authorities who accuse him of corruption.

Comments

Latest news

Women-only racing championship aims to find F1 stars
Coulthard said, however, that women tended to reach a "glass ceiling" at Formula Three level, often due to a lack of funding . In the first season, there will be 18-20 drivers will which will be behind the wheel of a Tatuus T-318 Formula 3 race auto .

Lindsey Buckingham Says Stevie Nicks Forced Him Out of Fleetwood Mac
A Fleetwood Mac spokesperson added: "It's impossible for the band to offer comment on a legal complaint they have not seen". It's fairly standard legal procedure to service the complaint to the parties involved, something that neither Mr.

Climate change responsible for depression, anxiety
Likewise, natural disasters, such as major hurricanes or flooding incidents, leads to a four percent jump in mental-crisis risk. A five year warming of the climate by 1 degree Celsius was associated with a 2 percent rise in mental health problems.

10 year-old Monmouth boy campaigns for young people's mental health
Recent data from the Ghana Health Service has revealed that about 41 percent of Ghanaians have some form of psychological illness. While the UK's move was welcomed, critics blamed shortfalls affecting mental health services on the government's austerity drive.

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai
The flight, which took off from Tiruchirappalli airport at 1.20 am, arrived in Mumbai at 5.35 am, The Times of India reported. The pilots, were reportedly unaware of the damage and reported that all systems were functioning normally.

Soyuz rocket crew rescued after emergency landing
Glitches found in Russia's Proton and Soyuz rockets in 2016 were traced to manufacturing flaws at the plant in Voronezh. He didn't say if he suspected any of the station's crew.

Ryan Coogler to Write and Direct ‘Black Panther 2’
It is unknown if " Black Panther 2 " will now become his primary focus if he will still tries to squeeze that smaller film in. The Hollywood Reporter's sources claim Disney and Marvel's plan is to begin production in late 2019 or early 2020.

Don Lemon mocks Kanye West for Donald Trump 'minstrel show'
It's getting harder and harder to see the gems between Kanye West's loose streams of consciousness. Asked about his comments in 2005 that President George W.

#MeToo: Sajid Khan steps down as director of ‘Housefull 4’
Maybe he'll ask me to touch myself in front of him, maybe he'll want to record it. Sajid Khan also directed the first two installments of the film.

Washington Supreme Court tosses out state's death penalty
A citizens' initiative will try, but that may not be possible either, he said. "The bar may be just too high", he said. Earlier this year, the state Senate passed a measure abolishing the death penalty , but the House didn't pass it.

'Heated' Odell Beckham not happy in NY , unsure about Eli Manning
They didn't intend to either. "We will have a short week playing Philly and our mindset will be on that", Manning said. Prior to the game, Beckham raised eyebrows after criticizing the Giants in an interview with ESPN's Josina Anderson.

Croatia v England: Gareth Southgate on 'strange' experience at HNK Rijeka Stadium
Croatia's starting XI: Livakovic, Jedvaj, Lovren, Vida, Pivaric, Rakitic, Kovacic, Kramaric, Modric, Perisic, Rebic. "We felt a bit disrespected, not appreciated as much as we deserve", said the 33-year-old.

Philadelphia Eagles: 3 ways to overcome Jay Ajayi being out for season
The Eagles showed slight improvements from their performance last week against the Titans, but it was not enough to secure a win. The Vikings were on a two-game losing streak, and may have saved their season with a win, which improved their record to 2-2-1.

Venezuelan official: Caracas councilman dies in jail
The government has denied that it is detaining people as political prisoners and has said that they were fairly jailed. Alban's lawyer, Joel Garcia, told reporters that when he last saw Alban on Sunday "he was not beaten, he was fine".

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12
The system is now moving northeastwards towards Gangetic West Bengal across Odisha and it will weaken gradually, it said. Gopalpur in Odisha reported 102kmph and Kalingapatnam 56kmph surface wind speed at 5:30am, IMD said in a bulletin .

Other news