Russian hunter is killed and eaten to the bone by brown bear he raised as a cub after it escaped from its cage in his backyard
- Sergey Grigoriyev was eaten ‘to the bone’ by brown bear he stored in his backyard
- Bear named Vorchun or Grumbler attacked him in Ozersk, Chelyabinsk area
- Hunter’s ‘skeletal stays’ have been discovered by police after he was reported lacking
- Cops needed to shoot the wild beast lifeless after it escaped from its cage
Will Stewart In Moscow for MailOnline
A Russian hunter was killed and eaten by a brown bear he raised from a cub then stored as a pet in a cage in his backyard.
Sergey Grigoriyev was eaten to the bone by the raging bear he discovered as a cub and raised on his plot of land.
The 41-year-old’s ‘skeletal stays’ have been found by police who went to his home after his family reported him lacking and the beast on the free.
The bear additionally killed and ate to the bone two of the father-of-one’s three canines.
Police in Ozersk, Chelyabinsk area, shot lifeless the aggressive bear which had earlier escaped from its cage.
Blood marks have been seen on the snow from the deadly assault on the hunter.
Sergey Grigoriyev was eaten to the bone by the bear, named Vorchun or Grumbler, he discovered as a cub and raised on his plot of land
Caged: The brown bear escaped it enclosure and attacked its proprietor and ate two of his canines
Mr Grigoriyev’s ‘skeletal stays’ have been discovered by police who went to his home after his household reported him lacking and the wild bear was on the free
Police mentioned in an announcement: ‘Officers used their service weapons to kill the harmful animal.
‘Because of the measures taken, the bear doesn’t pose a menace to residents’ lives and well being any longer.’
Studies recommend Mr Grigoriyev rescued the bear – named Vorchun or Grumbler – 4 years in the past, together with one other cub and raised the wild animal on his suburban plot.
Senior detective Alexey Petrov mentioned: ‘The cage was open. The animal was strolling round behaving aggressively.
‘On the plot we discovered the skeletal stays of a person.’
Mr Grigoriyev gave away one cub however stored the opposite after the one provide he had for it was from a ‘baiting station’ – the place looking canines are skilled with stay predators.
Police in Ozersk, Chelyabinsk area, shot lifeless the aggressive bear after it went on the rampage and killed it is proprietor
Mr Grigoriyev (left and proper) raised the brown bear from a cub and stored it on his plot of land, even refusing to promote it to a ‘baiting station’
Such bear baiting stations in Russia are infamous for his or her cruelty.
A neighbour mentioned he had shared tea with Mr Grigoriyev however had not seen him afterwards.
He added: ‘We known as him however he didn’t reply. When his family got here, they noticed a bear wandering across the plot.
‘There was a canine with them. It attacked the bear, giving the individuals the chance to flee within the automobile.’
Petrov mentioned a canine belonging to Mr Grigoriyev and one other that got here with the family have been killed and gnawed to the bone.
The bear had beforehand attacked its proprietor however he had ignored recommendation from associates to do away with it.
The Russian Investigative Committee is analyzing the case.
Yard in Ozersk the place the bear killed its grasp Sergey Grigoriyev and two of his canines