Woman, 72, Kills 15 Copperhead Snakes With Shotgun, Shovel

Woman, 72, kills 11 copperhead snakes with shotgun, shovel

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The woman, identified only as Mrs. Newby, killed 11 copperheads one night, then four the following night.

“Mrs. Newby killed 11 copperheads last night at her house,” neighbor Susan Thompson posted on social media. “She's a snake killer. If you need help call her.”

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