Lizards eat dead owner.
SEVERAL flesh-eating pet lizards were found feasting on the corpse The physical remains of an expired human being prior to complete decomposition. Property and Possession Rights
In the ordinary use of the term, a property right does not exist in a corpse. of their owner in his apartment.
Officers were called to 42-year-old Ronald Huff's apartment in Newark, Delaware Newark is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, 12 miles (19 km) west-southwest of Wilmington. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 30,060. Newark is the home of the University of Delaware. , after he failed to show up for work.
They found Huff's body on the floor, with his pet lizards feeding on him. The cause of his death was not immediately known.
The Delaware Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is any of a number of animal welfare organisations whose operations include protecting and providing shelter to animals in danger. recovered seven lizards, the largest measuring 6 ft long and weighing 25 lb.
The lizards have small but very sharp teeth and muscular, whip-like tails that can seriously injure To interfere with the legally protected interest of another or to inflict harm on someone, for which an action may be brought. To damage or impair.
The term injure is comprehensive and can apply to an injury to a person or property. Cross-references
Tort Law. a person. In the wild, they eat eggs, birds and other animals