Swallowed by a Sinkhole

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Horizon, 2013-2014 Episode 6 of 12

Duration: 59 minutes

In February 2013, a hole opened up beneath a home in Florida, and swallowed a man.

Jeff Bush was asleep when a sinkhole opened up beneath his bedroom. Despite the efforts of his brother to rescue him, Jeff was never seen again and his body was never recovered.

Professor Iain Stewart travels to Florida to try and understand what killed Jeff, and why the geology of this state makes it the sinkhole capital of the world.

Credits

Participant
Iain Stewart
Director
Ed Booth
Producer
Ed Booth
Series Editor
Aidan Laverty

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