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Wednesday December 7, 2011

Drunk Bolivian Teenager Killed By Flesh-Eating River Piranhas

Drunk Bolivian Teenager Killed By Flesh-Eating River Piranhas

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An unnamed 18-year-old fisherman was reportedly drunk when he jumped out of a canoe, and into the piranha infested Yata river. 

Police in the town of Rosario del Yata, 400 miles north of the Bolivian capital of La Paz, said the teenager bled to death after the attack, which happened last Thursday.

Police suspect the young man wished to end his own life, as he was an experienced area fisherman, who was more than familiar with the Yata river and its flesh-eating inhabitants.

Bolivian teenager, suicide by piranha, drunk bolivian teen, killed by river piranhas, juan laverde for HS-news