VIDEO: Woman Tending Her Garden Swallowed by 23-Foot Giant Python in Indonesia

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Snake captured, killed, body removed from reptile

ABOVE VIDEO: A 23-foot-long python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia, a village official said Saturday.  WARNING: Several images may not be suitable for some people. (Video by World News)

(CBS NEWS) – A 23-foot-long python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia, a village official said Saturday.

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 in the garden but found only her belongings, including sandals and a flashlight, said Faris, who uses a single name.

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. The villagers killed the snake and carried it to the village.

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