POLICE: 46-year-old man found dead in Longview with wounds ‘consistent of dog bite’

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LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) — The Longview Police Department is investigating the suspicious death of a 46-year-old man found early Thursday morning with wounds that appeared to be from a dog bite.

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According to a release, at around 3 a.m. on Thursday, Longview PD received a call of a bicycle in the roadway in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Rayburn Drive. When officers arrived, they located the bicycle and reportedly found a 46-year-old deceased man with “wounds consistent with that of a dog bite.”

Animal control officers are working with Longview PD and have reportedly confiscated multiple dogs from a residence in the area.

The cause of death remains under investigation pending a final autopsy.

Anyone with video or camera footage is asked to contact the Longview Police Department at 903-237-1110 or Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903-236-STOP or to provide information online at greggcountycrimestoppers.org.

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