A human head washed ashore on the banks of the Tárcoles River, near Costa Rica's central Pacific coast, on Thursday morning and was recovered by agents from the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ).
The Costa Rican Red Cross is continuing their search this morning for the remains of 22-year-old Nicaraguan Omar de Jesús Jirón, who was devoured by crocodiles in the Tárcoles River near the Pacific beach town Jacó. The five-person team has so far been unsuccessful in their search, which began Tuesday night.
Unidentified man devoured by crocodiles after jumping from a bridge over the Tárcoles River, Red Cross says
An unidentified man jumped from a bridge into the Tarcoles River, near Costa Rica's central Pacific coast, on Tuesday evening at approximately 5:20 p.m., according to Mario Viquéz, a spokesman for the Costa Rican Red Cross. The man was quickly eaten by the river's famously abundant crocodiles.
The crocodiles of Costa Rica's Tarcoles River will star in the U.K. in coming months on an episode of Animal Planet U.K.'s "Preposterous Pets."