Man killed in dog attack remembered

Friends remember him as 'great person'


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A community is remembering a man police said was killed when he was attacked by a pack of dogs in an Eastside neighborhood.

Police were sent to investigate after the body of the 60-year-old man was found Friday afternoon along the fence line of a home on Jessie Street.

On Saturday, friends came together to remember his life. A friend who had known him for about three years said his name was Mike.

“He had no enemies, he always had a smile on his face and he was such a great person," said a man who asked to be identified only as Mark.

A neighbor said he saw the man right after the brutal attack and called it horrific. The sheriff's office said four dogs attacked the victim on a property along the Franklin Street apartments.

Police said all four mixed-breed dogs were taken to Animal Care and Protective Services to be evaluated. The sheriff's office has not released the full name of the victim.