Dundee death: Man, 55, killed by dog in Auchterhouse village

After a 55-year-old man was killed by a dog on the outskirts of Dundee, police have said, as they launch a major investigation into the incident.

The incident happened in Kirkton of Auchterhouse at around 1.10pm on Wednesday, December 22.

The dog attacked the man and emergency services attended.

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Sadly, however, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man was killed by a dog in Kirkton of Auchterhouse on the outskirts of Dundee on Wednesday (Photo: Google Maps).

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The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Police Scotland are now launching a major investigation into the incident following the death of the 55-year-old.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers received report of a man having been attacked by a dog in Kirkton of Auchterhouse around 1.10pm on Wednesday, 22 December, 2021.

“Emergency services attended, however, the 55-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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