Police Take Ving Rhames's Dogs After Man's Death
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Two of four dogs belonging to actor Ving Rhames are suspected of having mauled his caretaker, who was found dead on Rhames's Brentwood property Friday morning, the Los Angeles Police Department confirms.
"We removed three mastiffs and one bulldog – they were the size of lions – from Rhames's property," said Capt. Matt Blake of the LAPD, "but we have no solid evidence that they were the cause of death."
Two 200-lb. mastiffs apparently attacked the man, identified by Los Angeles County coroner's officials as 40-year-old Jacob Adams, according to the Associated Press. Adams was a caretaker for both Rhames's house and the dogs, according to the police.
Rhames, 48, was not home at the time of the mauling. The animals are in the custody of an animal shelter and are being examined for traces of blood, Blake said.
The case is still under investigation.
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