Shark attack at Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia

Shark attack details: Geraldton, Western Australia, 20-Jan-1997
Date of attack: Jan 20th 1997
Location: Geraldton, Western Australia
Shark species: 4.5 m [14'9"] Tiger shark
Name of victim: Werner Schonhofer
Age of victim: 41 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Windsurfing
Injury: Presumed fatal, no body recovered, shark mutilated wetsuit & harness recovered

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