A trainer was found dead inside SeaWorld's Shamu Stadium today.
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SeaWorld hasn't released information about the incident, but a witness claims to an Orlando television station that she saw the incident.
"Telly (the whale) took off really fast in the tank and he came back, shot up in the air, grabbed the trainer by the waist and started thrashing (her) around," witness Victoria Biniak said.
She says the trainer claimed to be a veteran, and that the attack happened before an audience. Portions of the park have been shut down.
Orange County Fire Rescue responded to the incident and have confirmed that a death was involved.