Friends of Matsuki said that she was a wonderful woman who loved to cook.
Another witness, who has not been named, said she saw a woman walking her dogs in the park.
A witness told police her dogs were barking near the water but she had vanished.
Davie Police Detective Viviana Gallinal said the dog had a gash on its side and described it as a fresh injury.
According to WTVD-TV (Raleigh), Ms. Matsuki had been walking her dogs near Silver Lakes Rotary Nature Park, near Ft.
Police concern a girl who disappeared whereas strolling her two canine alongside a lake might have been attacked by an alligator.
According to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida has averaged six unprovoked alligator bites per year over the last 10 years.
In June, 2016, a Nebraska boy whose family was visiting the Walt Disney World Resort was snatched by an alligator and pulled into a lake at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
Fatal alligator attacks are rare.
Despite putting up quite the resistance against the trapper and inexperienced officers, the 8-foot alligator was eventually blindfolded, bound and muzzled.
Alligators live in all 67 of Florida's counties, and as development encroaches wetlands and waterfronts, people can expect to encounter the reptiles, the wildlife commission says on its website. Dale Engle via the Sun-Sentinel, 'Her dogs won't leave the pond.
Pictured caught alligator where body parts belonging to Florida resident, Shizuka Matsuki were found.
Locals say the reptiles are known to frequent the water and that they know not to let their dogs off the leash there because of it.
"He doesn't even know if she's still alive or not", the man said. "Every time I walked the dogs during the day, I was like, 'Oh, my God, I've gotta keep away from there".