An Indiana woman discovered having an 8-foot-long (2.4-meter-long) python wrapped around her throat had seemingly kept snakes in the home, which had been filled with snakes and armed forces to get a group of those reptiles, authorities said Thursday.
Laura Hurst, 36, was found drifting Wednesday night around the ground of a house in the northern Indiana city of Oxford, using all the snake wrapped loosely around her throat, ” said Indiana State Police Sgt. Kim Riley.
Whoever discovered the Battle Ground, Indiana, girl eliminated the reticulated python from her throat, but medics were not able to revive her,” Riley said.
“We don’t know that for a reality before the autopsy.”
The house comprised about 140 snakes, about 20 of which were possessed by Hurst, who seemingly kept them visited the Oxford house about two per week, Riley said. The house’s owner had revived it to house a group of snakes,” he explained.
The reptiles were otherwise secured within the building, Riley said.
The Journal & Courier reported that land records show that the home is possessed by Benton County Sheriff Don Munson, who lives next door. He told the paper he was the person who discovered Hurst. He also called her death a”tragic accident with loss of life”
“I have given all information to the state authorities,” he stated, adding that he was”being completely cooperative with everyone.”
Riley said he couldn’t confirm whether Munson possesses the house.
Munson told the Journal & Courier to get a narrative in 2001 when he was a county sheriff’s deputy, he filmed snakes available.