Summary: aspiring artist who had recently moved to Tennessee after graduating from Murray State University in December 2005 and was part of a group of Murray Art students who auctioned off their work for Hurricane Katrina victims, who was attacked and killed by an alligator while snorkeling in a remote springhead at Juniper Wayside Park in the Ocala National Forest near Lake Georgia, Florida before friends could pry her from the jaws of an alligator at a lakeside recreation area when the attack occurred, in which it became the third fatal alligator attack statewide in less than a week with only 18 confirmed deaths by alligators in Florida recorded since 1948.
Cause of Death: Killed in an alligator attack
Born: circa 1983
Died: May 14, 2006
Location: Ocala, Florida