Looking back, this guy should've let the cops arrest him, and do his time in jail. 22-year-old Matthew Riggins of Palm Bay, Florida was breaking into houses last month, and some people spotted him and called the cops.

So he called his girlfriend and told her he was going to hide from them.  She never heard from him again, because it turns out his hiding place was a pond, which already occupied . . . by an 11-FOOT ALLIGATOR.

Apparently the gator attacked Matthew and killed him.  His body was found floating in the pond 10 days later.

So the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission trapped the gator and put him down.  And they say they found evidence of Matthew in his stomach.

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