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A massive alligator suspected of attacking and killing a man as he waded through floodwaters caused by Hurricane Ida has been caught, according to officials in southeast Louisiana.

Authorities trapped the animal — a scaly beast measuring 12 feet and weighing 504 pounds — on Monday morning in the area of Avery Estates in Slidell, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office wrote on Facebook.

Satterlee’s wife said she was in their home when she heard a “commotion” outside, McClatchy News reported, citing a police report. She ran outside to find a “large alligator attacking her husband” and tried wrestling him from the grips of the animal’s jaws.

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