Woman, 72, kills more than a dozen copperhead snakes

An Oklahoma woman has become a viral sensation after photos were taken of the almost dozen snakes she killed from under her house.

In a Facebook post on Thursday, Susan Thompson showed her neighbor named simply Mrs Newby celebrating a successful kill of 11 snakes in front of her home in Lequire, Oklahoma.

'Mrs Newby killed 11 copperheads last night at her house! She's a snake killer if you need help call her! She is 72 years old,' said Thomspon about her 72-year-old neighbor who waves in one of the photos holding a cup of coffee.  

In a Facebook post on Thursday, Susan Thompson showed her neighbor named simply Mrs Newby celebrating a successful kill of 11 snakes in front of her home in Lequire, Oklahoma

In a Facebook post on Thursday, Susan Thompson showed her neighbor named simply Mrs Newby celebrating a successful kill of 11 snakes in front of her home in Lequire, Oklahoma

She would later add that Mrs Newby only used a shotgun, shovel and rake to kill the snakes. 

Since Sunday, Mrs Newby has reportedly killed 17 snakes

Since Sunday, Mrs Newby has reportedly killed 17 snakes

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