2 children killed after python escapes New Brunswick pet store
CBC News: Police say two children died after a python got into an apartment in Campbellton, New Brunswick.
It’s believed the snake escaped from a pet store called Reptile Ocean. The victims were boys aged five and seven. They were in the apartment above the store.
"The preliminary investigation has led police to believe that a python snake escaped its enclosure in the store sometime overnight," the constable said.
Police say they believe the boys were strangled by the snake. It’s not clear how the snake escaped.
Photo: A snake escaped Ocean Reptile and killed two children upstairs. (CBC)