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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – A 23-foot-long python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia.

The victim, 54-year-old Wa Tiba, went missing while checking her vegetable garden near her village on Muna island in Southeast Sulawesi province on Thursday evening, according to the village chief, Faris.

On Friday, her family went to look for her at the garden but found only her belongings, including sandals and a flashlight.

python snake Woman Swallowed Whole By 23 Foot Long Python

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Faris, who uses one name, said Saturday that the family and villagers launched a search for the woman, and found the snake with a bloated belly about 50 yards from where her belongings were found.

Faris said the villagers killed the snake and when they cut open its belly, they found the woman’s body still intact with all her clothes.

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