McCreary County Man Killed in Dog Attack

On Tuesday, July 11, around 9am, Kentucky State Police Post 11 London received a report of a human body lying in the yard of a residence off KY HWY 1651 in the Whitley City community of McCreary County. Upon arrival, KSP Detective Billy Correll discovered Vinson W. Tucker, 79, of Stearns, deceased. Video surveillance obtained from a nearby residence revealed several dogs had attacked and fatally injured the victim. The dogs were located in close proximity to the scene and put down. Tucker’s body will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy. The dogs have been submitted to the State Veterinarian for necropsy and rabies testing.

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