Woman, 72, kills 11 copperhead snakes with shotgun, shovel

by: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:

LEQUIRE, Okla. - Using a shotgun and when the shells run out a shovel, a 72-year-old woman killed 11 venomous copperhead snakes living beneath her home, according to WTVD.

The woman, identified only as Mrs. Newby, killed 11 copperheads one night, then four the following night.

“Mrs. Newby killed 11 copperheads last night at her house,” neighbor Susan Thompson posted on social media. “She's a snake killer. If you need help call her.”


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