Missing British tourist’s hand found in shark’s stomach

London – A British tourist whose hand was found in the stomach of a tiger shark was on a luxury holiday to celebrate his wife’s 40th birthday.

Richard Turner, 44, went missing while swimming in a designated “safe” lagoon on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

Mr Turner’s hand and distinctive wedding ring were identified by his wife, Verity, after being found in one of four tiger sharks killed in the Hermitage lagoon.

The couple had been celebrating Mrs Turner’s birthday in the five-star Lux Hotel in Saint-Gilles.

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