Last photo of boy, 2, and dad at beach moments before he was eaten by shark

An adorable picture of a toddler playing by the water's edge as his father snorkelled behind him was taken just moments before his dad was eaten by a Great White Shark.

Duncan and Taylia Craw took their two-year-old son Levi to Port MacDonnell beach on Australia's Limestone Coast to enjoy the sun.

Little Levi played in the sand by the water as his mum sunbathed and Duncan took the opportunity to snorkel.

At one point during the outing, Taylia sat up and took a picture of Levi with his yellow shovel as his dad swam in the background.

Sadly, this would be the last picture Taylia took of Duncan as shortly after 5pm, he disappeared in the water.

It is believed Mr Craw, who worked as an operations manager harvesting crops along the Murray River, died suddenly from natural causes as he swam.

Moments later, his body was eaten by a Great White shark that was seen in the area, and his remains were later found by a search and rescue team.

His torn wetsuit and flippers were recovered at the scene, and the family said although they may never know the cause of his death for sure, they believe he "passed away peacefully in the water" before the shark arrived.

In a statement, the family said: "While we may never know for sure, based on the evidence we do have, we now believe it is most likely Duncan suffered a medical episode long before the arrival of the shark.

"It brings us comfort to know that he would have passed away peacefully in the water."

Taylia said her husband was the "best father to Levi" and her best friend, who was also her high-school sweetheart.

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A GoFundMe account named Duncan's Legacy for Levi has now been set up to help support the family and his son's future.

It states: "Levi now knows his daddy is in heaven, and Duncan’s family and friends are determined to ensure he will remember how much Duncan loved his little man."

The fundraiser has raised more than $41,800 (£23k) as of Sunday, January 31 from 261 donors.

You can donate to the campaign here.

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