Friday, June 3, 2016: 29-Year-Old Surfer, Ben Gerring died in Perth Royal Hospital, 3 days after he was attacked by a shark while surfing at Falcon Bay, Mandurah, Western Australia.
Wednesday Afternoon, a shark measuring around 4.2 meters was caught on a drum line near the area where the surfer has been attacked. The Department of Fisheries however could not confirm if it was the same shark responsible for the Tuesday afternoon attack.
An online crowdfunding campaign has been launched to help the victim’s family, where over $40,000 has been raised in just 3 days. Individuals interested in contributing to the funding campaign may see details at gofundme.