Extraordinary footage emerges of the monstrous shark that killed a “beloved” Australian father just meters off the coast in New Caledonia, as details of its horrifying final moments are revealed.
- Australia’s Chris Davis died in a shark attack abroad
- The attack occurred near Noumea, New Caledonia.
- Locals believe they caught the four-meter shark responsible
The Australian who died in a shark attack in New Caledonia has been revealed as ‘beloved father’ and triathlete Chris Davis as extraordinary footage of the four-metre predator responsible emerges.
Davis, 59, died of his injuries after being bitten on the arms and legs while swimming off the beach at Château-Royal near Noumea on February 19.
It was the third shark attack in the bay near the same beach in recent months.
Mr. Davis was rescued by jet skis and brought ashore where paramedics performed CPR for 40 minutes but were unable to revive him.
Shocking aerial images emerged showing the moment it was attacked.
Chris Davis, 59, died of his injuries after being bitten on the arms and legs while swimming off the beach at Château-Royal near Noumea on February 19.
Local authorities believe they caught the monstrous 12-foot shark (pictured above) that fatally injured Mr. Davis.
In it, a swimmer can be seen agitating while the water around him appears to churn.
Paramedic Vincent Ouradou told the local television station that Mr Davis was bitten three times on his right leg and both arms.
Beaches in the area were closed after the attack and drones were deployed to try to track the shark.
Local authorities believe they caught and killed the massive shark responsible, a four-meter beast.
A statement from Mr. Davis
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