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A gruesome discover as Florida investigators find a gator with a human body in its jaws.

FOX's Tom Graham reports: 

Trappers, shooting and killing an alligator in Lakeland about 35 miles east of Tampa...

It's believed to be the gator that shocked residents living near the shore of Lake Hunter:

(Sgt. Gross) "Did in fact have a body in its mouth."

Sergeant Gary Gross of the Lakeland police describing the remains as male, but adding its still unclear whether he was killed by the gator or if the reptile just discovered his already dead body:

(Sgt. Gross) "Appears this individual has been in the water at least a day."

Earlier, neighbors had reported seeing something in the water with alligators circling.

Tom Graham, FOX News.