“I got a phone call from someone a fortnight ago... that there had been some increased shark activity," Esperance Shire President
Mark Hickey saw blood in the water and pulled the man, identified as British ex-pat Paul Wilcox, onto the sand at Clarkes
He was later airlifted to another hospital in the state capitol of Perth and is listed in stable condition, according to
Although the gruesome incident was the fifth deadly shark attack reported off the coast of Western Australia in the past
The man had been living and working in Australia for six months, according to The West Australian. An annual report by the