Missouri Amazon Driver Found Dead In Yard, Possibly Mauled in Dogs

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A Missouri Amazon driver’s body, possibly mauled by dogs, was found in someone’s yard on Monday, according to published reports.

Scott Childers, Ray County SheriffKCTV local outletThey received a call on Monday at 8:30 p.m. regarding an Amazon van left outside a house for several hours. 

According to the outlet, when authorities arrived, they found a deceased male in someone’s front yard, appearing to be the Amazon driver.

Childers was told by the outlet that there were two dogs on the scene, which had been aggressive to deputies or medical staff but had gone back inside.

According to KCTV authorities saw a dog door with blood. 

Childers claimed that an initial investigation has shown that animal bites are a factor in Amazon worker’s deaths. However, as the investigation continues, it is not possible to confirm whether the dogs were responsible for the death of the driver.

Per local outlet KMBCA deputy killed both dogs on the spot.

Amazon released the following statement: “We’re deeply saddened by tonight’s tragic incident involving a member of our Amazon family and will be providing support to the team and the driver’s loved ones. We are assisting law enforcement in their investigation,” ABC News.

The driver’s name is not being released at this time and the authorities are working to notify his family, per KCTV.

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