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A 36-year-old woman in Oxford, Indiana, was recently found dead in a makeshift "snake sanctuary" that was home to 140 snakes. The victim, Laura Hurst, was found lifeless on the floor of the home with a reticulated python around her neck. It's a bizarre story from top to bottom, and it starts with the home's owner, who happens to be the local sheriff.

As the Journal & Courier reports, Benton County Sheriff Don Munson owns the home but doesn't actually live there. He's apparently a snake enthusiast and was (or perhaps still is) a snake breeder who sells the animals. Hurst is reported to have owned some of the snakes in the house, and Munson lives right next door.

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