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For the hour we have new information on the young woman killed by a lion in California.
The focus -- on an open cage door that likely put the animal and 24 year old Diana Hanson.
At the same place at the same time.
-- houses on that live in LA now is this different from what we heard just yesterday -- Yet -- that this information sort of coming out later in the day and other originally the thought was a Diana -- -- 24 year old and your year old intern had gone into the cage after hours that we just heard another worker there.
And that that was obviously -- the rules.
But now we're hearing that what apparently happened was the -- wasn't fully secure the door at least wasn't the cat somehow got the latch open.
And it sounds like got her from behind -- wiping her with his claw and breaking her neck.
That's a different account which means that any of -- claw marks and and some of the other things that happened or bite marks happened after she was dead that's -- the corner believes.
We did have a chance to hear from people at the location.
They -- these this new revelation in these circumstances of her death the very top of course for them -- -- to deal what.
But they will fully cooperate.
With the investigation take a list.
We wanna assure the community of this safety protocols that are in place at the -- even.
And they were in place that the caddie -- That we have an incident free for sixteen years.
Since we opened in 1998.
We were -- operating fully with the sheriff's department investigation hope we can determine exactly what happened.
This has been top of course for Diana's family she said they say she loves cats since the time she was -- five years -- used to draw cartoons of them.
The lion was a four year old Barbara like cold coast -- and again they believe that he got out of the -- stocked her from behind and snapped her neck with apostle light.
As you might imagine people that knew Diana are very upset that there have -- they've lost her -- -- she was it's an amazing person take a listen.
Even though she was only with -- hurt a little over two months she was part of our family.
She made instant friendships with everybody happy here everybody loved her.
That was the reaction of the project survival -- haven where she was very beloved her father talked about that he was interviewed yesterday via phone you heard -- here in our channel bill but.
As you know it's been very tough for them up there it's a very popular area and again from all the circumstances they really had no issues was with safety in the past and they're trying to figure out how.
This cat got that latch open and obviously that -- wasn't properly secured deal.
And it was her dream that one -- work with these animals to.
I said in the -- Adam -- thank -- -- that live in LA today thank you here's my.
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