Police ID 75-year-old man killed by pit bull in Rocky Mount

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A 75-old-man was killed by a pit bull in Rocky Mount over the weekend, according to the Rocky Mount Police Department.

Officers responded to a residence on the 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue around 2:35 a.m. Saturday, where they found the man’s body.

His injuries were from a pit bull inside the residence, police said.

The victim was identified as Gurney Walker of Rocky Mount. 

Rocky Mount police say an autopsy will be performed, and the case is under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Rocky Mount Police Department at 252-972-1411

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