Dog Believed To Fatally Maul Man

CONWAY, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky say a pit bull is thought to have fatally mauled a man.

Rockcastle County Coroner Marvin Owens told news outlets he was called to a home in Conway on Friday for a reported fatal dog attack. Kentucky State Police say they encountered a very aggressive dog near the victim when they arrived. Trooper Scottie Pennington said the victim had dog bites on his face and head. The dog was shot by a trooper. The dog belonged to a woman who was visiting the home.

An autopsy will be done on both the victim and the dog. The name of the victim wasn’t immediately released.