Fallen from ladder on storm evening, man killed by dogs
Feb. 14, 2020
Acqueville, Cesny-les-Sources, France
The facts took place Sunday February 9 in the evening in the small town of Acqueville, near Falaise in Calvados. In the middle of a storm, a 69-year-old man climbs a ladder to put tiles on his roof. But the ladder breaks under the effect of the wind and the man falls. Three of his dogs, rottweilers then jump on him. While his 80-year-old wife detains two others inside the home. Rescuers called at 6:20 p.m. were only able to access the victim four hours later . After the gendarmes killed the hounds on authorization from the Caen prosecution.
Firefighters discover victim on the ground “ mutilated face, neck and arms “, indicates the public prosecutor of Caen Carole Etienne.” C It is these injuries that touched arteries that caused death, according to the autopsy report, not the fall of the ladder. “The victim’s wife, deeply shocked by the facts, was due to be heard on Thursday by the gendarmes.