Police find 200 reptiles, including snakes and a crocodile, in dead man's home

Poisonous snake
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Police responding to a 911 call about an unresponsive man found his body, and more than 200 reptiles in an Aliquippa home.

The alarming discovery was made Tuesday afternoon inside a house on the 1300 block of McMinn Street.

Code enforcement officer Jim Bologna told KDKA-TV the reptiles included an alligator. That outlet reported that more than 150 reptiles were found. WTAE said there were over 200 and that the collection included a crocodile.

“There was a cobra in there, a rattlesnake in there, black mambas,” said Bologna.

Besides the remains of an unidentified 23-year-old man, officers found a 3-year-old girl in a high chair near a poisonous snake.

The child and four adults moved into the house recently.

Police say they were selling the reptiles, which are now at an exotic pet store in Ambridge.

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