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Police: Rocky Mount man killed by pit bull

August 21, 2018
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Rocky Mount police are investigating after a man appears to have been killed by a dog over the weekend.

Authorities responded to 408 Buena Vista Ave. at about 2:35 a.m. Saturday and found a 75-year-old man dead at the home.

Police said the man, who was not identified pending notification of family members, had sustained injuries from a pit bull that was inside the home.

The man’s body has been sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine cause of death.

Anybody with information is asked to call Rocky Mount police at 252-972-1411.

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