A 35-year-old man has been found dead after being mauled by a dog in Greater Manchester.
Emergency crews discovered the man’s body after being called to a property in Shaw, Oldham on Wednesday afternoon.
It is understood the man collapsed after suffering a medical episode before being bitten multiple times by the animal, according to the Manchester Evening News.
The dog was killed by police officers at the scene.
A Greater Manchester Police spokesman told Sky News: “Shortly before 2pm on Wednesday 29 January, police were called to a report that a man had been bitten multiple times by a dog at a property on Duckworth Street, Shaw, Oldham.
“Emergency services attended and sadly found the body of a 35-year-old man.
“The dog was destroyed by officers at the scene.”
Forensic teams and plain-clothes officers were seen going in and out the property throughout Wednesday, the newspaper reported.
The front door of the house has since been boarded up, it said.
SOURCE : https://news.sky.com/story/man-found-dead-after-being-mauled-by-dog-in-oldham-11923460