Lake Buena Vista, Florida( CNN) A 2-year-old boy pulled by an alligator into a lagoon near a Walt Disney World hotel has been found dead, authorities told.
An Orange County dive team discovered Lane Graves’ body intact about 1:45 p.m ., not far from where he was grabbed Tuesday night, Sheriff Jerry Demings told Wednesday.
His body had only a few puncture wounds, according to information sources very well known the investigation.
“Of course, the autopsy has to confirm that, but there is likely no question in my mind that the child was drowned by the alligator, ” Demings said.
He said the body was may be in 6 feet of murky water 10 to 15 yards from where the son was assaulted.