south florida officials searching for a woman who witnesses say was dragged into a lake by an alligator.
the woman, who went missing friday morning (6/8), while walking her dogs in the silver lakes rotary nature park, has been identified as 46-year-old shizuka matsuki.
police say a witness told them they believe she was grabbed by the gator - and dragged into the lake.
because the witness saw her walking her dogs and then suddenly she was gone, but the dogs were still there...
one of them with a fresh wound.
officials are conducting a through search of the lake.
one 12-foot alligator has been removed from the lake, it is being examined to see if it was involved in the woman's disappearance.
the dogs are now in custody of broward animal care.
the investigation is ongoing.