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Dog suspected of mauling owner to death

Published: 24 Jan 2013 17:18 GMT+01:00

The body of the 41-year-old man was discovered by a neighbour late on Tuesday afternoon, stretched out on his bed with wounds to the neck and chest.

His pet dog, a Boxer, was also found in the apartment in the town of Hérimoncourt, and according to a report in Le Parisien on Thursday. Police investigators suspect the animal of having killed its owner.

The last person to see the man alive was his 12-year-old son, as he left for school on Tuesday morning.

Dan MacGuill (dan.macguill@thelocal.com)

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