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BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 53-year-old Oregon man was killed when he apparently tried to break up a pit bull fight in his home. reports that Mitchelle Dean Segerdahl was found dead in his home in Baker City on Sept. 9.

The cause of death was listed as a dog bite to the neck. Two pit bulls were also dead in the house, while Baker City police impounded and destroyed four others found there.