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Florida Man Died From Meth Overdose
Before Alligator Ate Him

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Posted By: Hazymac, 12/13/2019 1:37:58 PM

A Florida man, found eaten by an alligator this summer, died from a meth overdose before his body was ripped apart by the reptile, according to a medical examiner's findings. Michael Ford, 45, was found face down in a canal in Fort Meade on June 27 and Polk County Sheriff's investigators theorized he might have drowned before an alligator began eating the man's remains, NBC News reported. A hand and a foot belonging to Ford was found in the beast's stomach.


It didn't hurt a bit. No panic. Just like Luke Fuchs in Used Cars, without doing a thing at all he went unhesitatingly to his end.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: iSpartacus 12/13/2019 1:43:04 PM (No. 261166)
Is the gator ok or does ne need rehab?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper 12/13/2019 1:50:44 PM (No. 261175)
Do meth. Die. Then get eaten. Hmm.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 12/13/2019 1:51:25 PM (No. 261177)
Before the cops killed the alligator they found it wandering around mumbling itself himself.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 12/13/2019 1:51:59 PM (No. 261179)
Strike the “himself”
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hazymac 12/13/2019 1:58:26 PM (No. 261188)
Cure meth mouth without a trip to the dentist: Alligator mississippiensis aka American alligator. As a former Surgeon General once said, "We all gotta die of sumpthin'. Ford's demise wouldn't have made a modern update of What a Way to Go.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 12/13/2019 1:59:07 PM (No. 261189)
I wish there was a laugh emoji here.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 12/13/2019 2:38:42 PM (No. 261222)
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Quigley 12/13/2019 3:29:12 PM (No. 261254)
Breaking Bad. To the last bite.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Johnny of Marin 12/13/2019 3:45:45 PM (No. 261271)
I'm not sure why this croc death is getting so much attention, but it is. Probably not the first time a drunk, high or impaired person was taken down by those reptiles.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DVC 12/13/2019 3:46:08 PM (No. 261272)
Gator was just cleaning up the mess.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Terry_tr6 12/13/2019 3:59:00 PM (No. 261292)
well, it's not like an alligator has a way to smoke meth....
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Reply 12 - Posted by: snakeoil 12/13/2019 4:06:05 PM (No. 261296)
At least the meth will cause the gator's teeth to fall out.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: doctorfixit 12/13/2019 4:09:59 PM (No. 261305)
Florida Man . . .
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 12/13/2019 4:12:56 PM (No. 261308)
Probably one WIDE AWAKE gator.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Newtsche 12/13/2019 4:18:09 PM (No. 261318)
#13 beat me to it. "Florida Man" should be trademarked as the gold standard of lurid stuff like, well, this.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: JediJerry 12/13/2019 4:37:33 PM (No. 261337)
And the Darwin goes to Michael Ford for best alligator cowboy off the year.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: JHHolliday 12/13/2019 4:47:34 PM (No. 261349)
To paraphrase Clint Eastwood, "Gators got to eat too".
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Reply 18 - Posted by: JackBurton 12/13/2019 5:01:09 PM (No. 261361)
Look for an alligator on meth.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: mc squared 12/13/2019 5:11:27 PM (No. 261370)
I'm Luke Fuchs dammit!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: earlybird 12/13/2019 5:36:10 PM (No. 261403)
So now there is a meth-addicted alligator. Whom will it sue or will it just blame Trump?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Strike3 12/13/2019 6:23:01 PM (No. 261447)
Now that's what I call lucky.
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