Investigation: Was a farmer eaten by his own hogs?

Investigation: Was a farmer eaten by his own hogs?

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by CNN.com

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Posted on October 2, 2012 at 10:46 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 2 at 5:19 PM

(CNN) -- Authorities in Oregon are investigating how a hog farmer was eaten by his animals.

The remains of Terry Vance Garner, 70, were found in his hog enclosure, according to local news reports Monday.

The farmer had gone to feed the hogs, some weighing as much as 700 pounds, about 7:30 a.m., according to a report from CNN affiliate KMTR. After Garner was not seen for several hours, a family member went to check on him and found his dentures in the hog pen. Other remains were found, but the hogs had eaten most of the farmer, according to the report.

The sheriff's department is looking into the death.

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