Statement from the Walt Disney World President regarding yesterday's tragedy at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

Jun 16, 2016 in "Walt Disney World Resorts"

Sheriff Jerry Demings announced at a news conference this evening that the body of 2 year old Lane Graves was found intact at 1:45pm today, not far from where he was pulled into the water by an alligator. He likely drowned according to reports.

Walt Disney World President George A. Kalogridis released the following statement this evening.

“There are no words to convey the profound sorrow we feel for the family and their unimaginable loss. We are devastated and heartbroken by this tragic accident and are doing what we can to help them during this difficult time.

On behalf of everyone at Disney, we offer them our deepest sympathy.”

George A. Kalogridis,
President, Walt Disney World Resort

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Article Posted: Jun 16, 2016 / 7:35pm EDT