Elephant Kills Zookeeper In Missouri

By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)
By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)
Springfield officials say a longtime zookeeper was killed by an elephant at the city

KSPR-TV

(AP)-- Springfield officials say a longtime zookeeper was killed by an elephant at the city's Dickerson Park Zoo.

City spokeswoman Cora Scott says senior zookeeper John Bradford died Friday when a female elephant charged him.

Zoo officials say Bradford worked at the zoo at least 25 years and was a senior zookeeper.

Police continue to investigate the death and further details were not immediately available.


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