KICA regrets to inform the community that just before 5 p.m. today, Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies responded to a report of an alligator encounter with an adult female in the area of Salt Cedar Lane. The incident resulted in the female’s fatality. CCSO deputies, the SC Department of Natural Resources, and the Charleston County Coroner’s Office responded to the event. The alligator was retrieved and terminated. This incident is still under investigation, and any additional information will be communicated to the community.