Panama | Unspecified | Jarque just south of Pi?as Bay

Incident Details:

year: 1961
location: Jarque just south of Pi?as Bay
area: Unspecified
country: Panama
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: boy
gender: M
age: 10
injury: fatal hooked shark pulled him into the water PROVOKED INCIDENT
species detail:
source: J. Hardie D. DeSylva
species: unknown shark
date: Jul-61
activity: Fishing (trolling) from canoe

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1961 on the date reported as Jul-61 - boy, a male aged 10 was Fishing (trolling) from canoe near Jarque just south of Pi?as Bay. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked boy. The attack was fatal