Adding, ‘It could have been [my son]. We had been there every night. What a tragedy.’
The photo shows Venditti Roye’s son, Channing, standing at the edge of the Seven Seas Lagoon. 'I took these pics at the exact spot this happened between 8 & 8.30pm,' Venditti Roye wrote on Facebook. Lane was taken by the alligator around 9.30p.m.
‘Not at all did that cross my mind that there would be alligators in that area,’ Venditti Roye said.
‘There were tons of families just roasting marshmallows. The Grand Floridian had provided the activity for kids, right there on the beach.’