Female scientist is eaten alive by crocodile after it has sprung up an 8ft high wall and drags her to space while feeding it in the Indonesian laboratory
- Deasy Tuwo, 44, fed the crocodile Merry in Indonesian research facility
- Crocodile has reportedly jumped on 8ft wall to drag her into his shell
- Colleagues found the remains of Mrs. Tuwo still in the jaws of the crotch of the 17-meter long crocodile
Sara Malm for Mailonline
An Indonesian scientist is believed to have been eaten alive by a crocodile after attacking it while feeding it in the laboratory where she worked.
Deasy Tuwo, 44, is dragged in by the 17-meter-long crocodile when she threw meat into the pool on Friday morning during dinner.
The crocodile, named Merry, was found with the remnants of Mrs. Tuwo still in his jaws at the research facility in North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Tragedy: Deasy Tuwo, 44, is believed to have thrown meat into space at the research facility in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, when the crocodile attacked
Officials believe that Merry stood the crocodile on his hind legs and jumped on the 8ft wall to drag her into the pool.
Horrified facility staff, called CV Yosiki Laboratory, made the grim discovery later that morning, when they had a strange form. in the water.
They then saw the crocodile lying on the floor with Mrs Tuwo's ferocious body in his jaws.
The reptile, which gets fresh chicken, tuna and meat every day, is known to have attacked other crocodiles in the past, but there is no fear that it can attack people.
Rescue workers fought to get Mrs. Tuwo's body off the crocodile, which struck violently every time they tried to fish the corpse out of the water.
Predator: Merry, a long crocodile of 17ft was supposed to have stood on his hind legs and jumped up and grabbed her
Food time: Mrs. Tuwo would be on the other side of this 8ft wall to feed the crocodile fresh meat
Cheerful the crocodile was found with the remnants of Mrs. Tuwo still in his jaws on Friday morning
Merry was captured today in the city of Tomohon and was pictured tied to a flat-bed truck to be taken for medical tests to confirm that he had eaten the body parts.
Friends describe Ms Tuwo, the head scientist in the laboratory, as a quiet person & # 39; who loved animals.
Tuwo's colleague Erling Rumengan described the horrific moment when she discovered her body.
He said: & # 39; We were curious when we looked at the crocodile pool, there was a floating object, it was the body of Deasy.
& # 39; We were afraid to touch it and we report the incident immediately to the Tombariri police station.
& # 39; It is possible that the crocodile jumped from the side. Maybe it's because the crocodile was still full, but did not eat her body. & # 39;
Captured: Rescue workers are depicted on Monday and have cheerfully captured the crocodile to have him inspected to his stomach
Investigation: Officials inspect the scene where the tragic incident occurred last week
The crocodile will be cheerfully evacuated to an animal rescue center in the Bitung district, where tests are performed on his stomach.
The police said they were trying to trace the owner of the crocodile after the incident. It is believed that he is a Japanese businessman who opened the research facility. They said that he was not at the center of the incident at the time of the incident.
Raswin Sirait, Tomohon's police chief, said: "We are still looking for the owner of the crocodile, and we have coordinated the authorities in the area.
& # 39; I believe the owner must acknowledge this terrible incident. But we have neither seen him nor know where he is.
We also need to know if it is legal for him to own crocodiles and other expensive water sports in his company. If there is no permit, he will be detained. & # 39;