(BBC News) A surfer who lost his leg in a shark attack in Western Australia last week has died, police say.
Ben Gerring, 29, was in the water near Mandurah, south of Perth, when the attack occurred on Tuesday afternoon.
Western Australia Police said Mr Gerring's injuries were too severe to overcome and he died on Friday night.
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On Thursday, a 4.2m (14ft) great white shark was captured near Mandurah, but it is not known if this shark was to blame for the attack.