Australian police name Texas man shark victim

Last Updated: Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 12:18

Canberra: Australian police have identified the 32-year-old American man who was killed in a shark attack off Australia`s southwest coast.

Police said in a statement on Sunday that George Thomas Wainwright of Texas was the man who was killed by a great white shark on Saturday while diving. Police did not say where his hometown is in Texas.

It was the third fatal shark attack off Australia`s southwest coast in recent weeks.
Wainwright had an Australian work visa and had been living in the west coast city of Perth.

Bureau Report



First Published: Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 12:18

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