Snake man killed by own cobra
AN INVESTIGATION was under way today into the death of a snake breeder who was killed by one of his cobras.
The man, believed to be Luke Yeomans, died after receiving a poisonous snake bite at his home in Eastwood, Nottingham.
The conservationist, in his 40s, was due to open the King Cobra Sanctuary breeding colony to the public this weekend.
Nottinghamshire Police said officers were called to a property near Eastwood, where the man had suffered a suspected heart attack.
It is believed he was bitten by a venomous snake and he was pronounced dead at the scene.