A Missing Woman Was Swallowed Whole By An 8-Meter Long Python

Wa Tiba went missing after visiting her corn plantation last Thursday.

  • On Thursday, 14 June, an Indonesian woman from Persiapan Lawela on the island of Muna went missing after visiting her corn plantation

    • When Wa Tiba did not return home the next morning, her sister checked the plantation located just 1km from her house.

      She found footprints on the ground along with Tiba's torch, slippers, and machete, The Jakarta Post reported.

  • After a search party was conducted, locals found a 8-meter long python with a bloated belly nearby

    • According to The Star, local police chief Hamka said villagers found the giant snake lying about 30 metres from the missing woman's belongings.

  • Suspicious of its swollen stomach, the locals decided to kill and dissect the snake.

    Inside, they found the 54-year-old's lifeless body.

    • "When they cut open the snake's belly they found Tiba's body still intact with all her clothes," said the village chief Faris, Huffington Post reported.

    • "She was swallowed first from her head," he added.

  • This is the second time in less than a year that an Indonesian villager has been swallowed whole by a python

    • In March 2017, 25-year-old Akbar Salubiro was found dead inside a python's belly after working on his family's palm oil plantation in central Indonesia, Time reported.

  • Watch the full video of the locals cutting open the snake here:

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