A supply driver for Amazon was discovered lifeless after an obvious animal assault Monday in Missouri, and deputies shot and killed two aggressive canines, the Ray County sheriff stated.
Deputies have been referred to as to a house in Excelsior Springs, a city of round 10,000, round 7 p.m. after neighbors reported that an Amazon van had been parked there for a number of hours, Sheriff Ray Childers stated.
A person’s physique was present in a yard, as have been two extremely aggressive canines, he stated. Deputies shot and killed the animals.
The person’s id was not instantly disclosed.
The medical expert will decide the reason for demise, Childers stated, however the sufferer’s accidents have been in keeping with being attacked by an animal.
His household was being notified Monday evening, the sheriff stated.
The homeowners of the residence weren’t house, and it seems they’re out of city, Childers stated.
Amazon spokesperson Lisa Levandowski expressed sorrow on behalf of the corporate.
“We’re deeply saddened by tonight’s tragic incident involving a member of our Amazon household and can be offering assist to the group and the motive force’s family members,” Levandowski stated. “We’re helping regulation enforcement of their investigation.”
The canines have been a German shepherd and an English mastiff, NBC affiliate KSHB of Kansas Metropolis reported.
Excelsior Springs is round 25 miles northeast of Kansas Metropolis, Missouri.
In Florida in August, a U.S. postal employee died after having been attacked by 5 canines, officers there stated. Pamela Jane Rock, 61, was killed Aug. 21 in Putnam County, which is south of Jacksonville.
Phil Helsel contributed.