Escaped boa constrictor strangles, kills two children in New Brunswick

— Two children died after a escaped a small in northern and strangled them in an .

The children were reportedly a five-year-old and a seven-year-old.

The is believed to have escaped from a zoo called Ocean, in the town of Campbellton.

The (boa) was 14 feet long, the size of an average of the species.

It’s not yet clear how the snake escaped.

say police arrived at 2 Pleasant Street around 6 am.

RCMP are currently investigating but have not yet offered a comment.

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