Great white shark found washed up on the Massachusetts with red tint on the face, abdomen

A great white shark was discovered with a red tint on her face and in the abdomen.

(Massachusetts Environmental Police)

A 9-foot great white shark with a red tint on her face and abdomen, was found dead on a Massachusetts beach Thursday, officials said.

A Massachusetts Environmental Police officer responded to the call of the shark washed up on the beach in Truro, authorities said. The Centre for coastal Studies and the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy assisted police in their investigation.

A necropsy performed on the shark to determine how it died it appeared the animal had three lead weights within the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy wrote in a Facebook post.

The police could not say what the shark killed or how the shark got a red tone. The conservancy says it washed ashore in the vicinity of the Pamet River.

Great white sharks are predominantly in the Truro area recently.

A New York man was bitten by what authorities considered to be a great white shark earlier this month. He received wounds to the torso and a leg.

Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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