Six Year Old Girl Eaten By Piranhas on Canoeing Trip With Her Grandma

Photo Credit: BBCA six-year-old girl has been found dead in Brazil after being surrounded and devoured by a large shoal of piranhas.

Family members said she was with her grandmother and four other children in a canoe, which capsized in a storm.

Her grandmother managed to bring the other children back into the boat, but was not able to reach the victim, named by local media outlets as Adrila Muniz.

A group of townspeople in the northern state of Para helped to search for the girl, but found her unresponsive.

The incident happened in the Maicuru River near the town of Monte Alegre on the afternoon of 27 January. (Read more about the girl who was eaten by piranhas HERE)

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