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Throwback: Woman found dead in a house with 140 snakes wrapped around her and her neck

A woman of the age of 36 years was found dead in a house in Oxford at Indiana which was owned by an avid snake collector, Benton County Sheriff Don Munson.

According to the report, Benton County Sheriff Don Munson does not live in the house which contained 140 snakes and about 20 of the snakes was owned by Madame Laura Hurst, the deceased so she regularly visited the house to check on the snakes.

Benton County Sheriff Don Munson found Laura Hurst's body on the floor of the house dead with the longest python wrapped loosely around her neck, according to a report from the Indiana police spokesman.


Laura Hurst, the deceased was said to have been strangled by the big python and that might have caused her death.


The reticulated python, the breed found wrapped around Hurst's neck, was the longest snake in the world and native to South Asia and Southeast Asia.

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