The alligator that attacked an Orlando woman swimming in the Wekiva River Saturday afternoon — biting off her arm just above the elbow — has been caught and euthanized, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Sunday.
The gator was caught at 12:25 a.m. Sunday morning, FWC spokeswoman Karen Parker said.
The attack took place near Wekiva Island, which rents canoes and cabanas and serves drinks from an outdoor bar.
The woman, who was identified Sunday as Rachael D. Lilienthal, 37, of Orlando, was swimming upstream away from a crowded beach area when she was bitten by an alligator, according to FWC officials.
Lilienthal was bitten at least twice and...