A preliminary diagnoses from an autopsy revealed that Brian Butler’s cause of death was sharp force trauma from a dog attack. On Sunday Butler’s body was taken to the Western Kentucky Regional Medical Examiners Office in Madisonville, KY. On Saturday two pit bulls were located in the area where Butler was located. The dogs have been taken by Marshall County Animal Control as the investigation continues. State police are urging the public in the Gilbertsville community to be cautious of any loose dogs. The investigation by Kentucky State Police is ongoing.
Source: Man killed by 2 pit bull terriers in Gilbertsville, Kentucky