Shark attack at Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida, Usa

Shark attack details: Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida, 03-Oct-1986
Date of attack: Oct 3rd 1986
Location: Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida
Shark species: 1.8 m to 2.4 m [6' to 8'] lemon shark, tooth fragment recovered
Name of victim: Luz Helena Florez
Age of victim: 6 years old
Sex of victim: F
Activity: Swimming
Injury: Hip & thigh bitten

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