KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Authorities in Ray County are investigating after an Amazon driver was found dead outside of a residence near Excelsior Springs.
The victim may have died after suffering trauma injuries from animal bites.
According to Ray County Sheriff Scott Childers, the incident happened near Highway O on Monday afternoon.
Childers said that deputies responded to the scene after residents reported an Amazon van was parked outside a home for several hours. The van was running with its lights on.
When they arrived, deputies located the man lying out in front of a home.
Responding deputies attempted to make contact with the victim, and encountered two aggressive dogs.
The two dogs — a German Shepherd and English Mastiff — ran inside the home. Due to their aggressive nature, the dogs were shot and killed.
This is a developing story and will be updated.