Police say Virginia man killed by his pit bull

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. - Police say a Virginia man found dead in his home was killed by his pit bull.

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Department says in a news release that an autopsy found indications of paw marks on the victim's body and defensive wounds on the fingers and hands.

Police say the body of 38-year-old David Quyon Haigler was found Saturday in his home by his 18-year-old son.

Sheriff's Lt. Col. Michael Timm tells The Free-Lance Star that the 6-year-old pit bull was roaming free in the house.


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Another 6-year-old pit bull was chained in another area of the residence.

Timm says both dogs are being held at the county animal shelter.

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