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Man killed by one of his dogs

Robert Owen Avenue. Credit: Google Maps

A man has died after being attacked by one of his own dogs, police in Cumbria say.

The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at his home in Robert Owen Avenue, Cleaton Moor on Sunday afternoon.

The dog, a Staffordshire pitbull cross breed, was destroyed by police.

Three other dogs were seized from the property.

A spokesman for Cumbria Police said:

A 45-year-old male who lived at the property was pronounced dead at the scene.

The dog who attacked the male was destroyed.

The death is being treated as non-suspicious and the coroner has been informed.

– Cumbria Police