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Shark attack heartbreak

The 17 year old girl, attacked and killed by a shark in Esperance yesterday, has been identified as Singleton girl Laeticia Brouwer.

Laeticia was surfing with her father at Kelp Beds, near Wylie Beach, when she was bitten by a shark as her mother and sisters watched on. 

Laeticia’s uncle, Steve Evans, made a statement on behalf of the devastated family.

Earlier, Esperance Express reporter Caitlyn Rintoul has told The Morning Show’s Gareth Parker of the swift reaction of emergency crews.

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