After Fatal Gator Attack, Disney Builds a Wall

Part of its safety plan after toddler was killed this year
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 7, 2016 12:32 PM CDT

(Newser) – It might be too little and it's definitely too late, but workers are building a stone wall around a Walt Disney World lake where an alligator killed a toddler earlier this summer. The barrier wall is part of the new security plan following the death of 2-year-old Lane Graves, Disney officials tell the Orlando Sentinel. The boulder wall is going up along the beaches of the Seven Seas Lagoon where several resorts are located, per the AP. Disney also put up warning signs and ropes after Lane was dragged by an alligator into the lake on June 14. The boy's body was found 16 hours later and an autopsy showed he died from drowning and traumatic injuries. The family decided not to file a lawsuit against Disney. (Read more Disney World stories.)

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