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Victim of dog mauling at actor’s home is named

From Times Staff Reports

Authorities released the name of the caretaker at the home of actor Ving Rhames whose body was found after a mauling by at least two of the actor’s dogs.

Jacob Adams, 40, was found about 7:15 a.m. Friday in the frontyard of the home in the 12900 block of San Vicente Boulevard, said Lt. Joe Bale, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.

An autopsy to determine the cause of death has yet to be scheduled. But Adams appears to have suffered multiple injuries as a result of the dog mauling, an LAPD spokesman said.

A Jacob Adams is listed as the screenwriter of “Animal 2,” a current Rhames film project.

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