Authorities are investigating after a supply driver was discovered useless in a yard in Missouri on Monday night.
The incident occurred on October twenty fourth in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.
Police had been referred to as to a residence at round 7 p.m. after neighbors reported that an Amazon supply truck had been parked exterior the house for a number of hours. When officers arrived, they found a person’s physique within the entrance yard. The physique was coated in wounds investigators believed to be in step with a canine assault.
Officers then observed two canines, described as a German Shepherd and a Mastiff, within the yard of the house.
“When my deputies arrived on scene they entered a shut gate and the 2 canines approached them aggressively,” Ray County Sheriff Ray Childers mentioned to USA Right this moment.
An officer then shot one of many canines, wounding it, and the canines ran inside by way of a canine door. Officers then entered the house and located each canines inside, the place they had been ultimately shot.
“Because of the nature of a number of the accidents to the driving force, we will’t verify if the canines induced the driving force’s demise nonetheless we wished to be secure,” Childers mentioned. The owners had been reportedly out of city on the time of the incident.
“We’re deeply saddened by (Monday’s) tragic incident involving a member of our Amazon household and might be offering help to the staff and the driving force’s family members,” Lisa Levandowski, an Amazon spokesperson advised USA TODAY. “We’re aiding regulation enforcement of their investigation.”
A health worker is working to find out the supply driver’s reason for demise.