Texas Man Dies of Apparent Snake Bite, His Pet Cobra is Missing

A central Texas man found unresponsive in his vehicle likely died of a snake bite, Austin police said on Wednesday, adding a cobra he kept at his home has gone missing. Also found in the vehicle was a non-venomous snake in a crate, six tarantulas and one bullfrog, all of which were taken to Austin Reptile Rescue, police said. The man, who was found on Tuesday in a parking lot, has not been identified. He died at an Austin-area hospital and there will be an autopsy, they said.