Graphic First fatal shark attack of 2018

First fatal shark attack of 2018

The first fatal shark attack of 2018 occurred June 3 off the coast of Piedade Beach near Recife, Brazil. Jose Ernesto Ferreirada da Silva, 18, was swimming in deep water and, based on evidence of the incident, appeared to be alone. Around 4 p.m. life guard Carlos César Santana da Silva warned Ernesto to come closer to shore, but it was too late. A large tiger shark bit Ernesto’s left leg on the inner thigh, removing a large part of his thigh and severing genitalia. Santana quickly leapt into to…

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