THE bodies of an elderly couple found dead in their Mallorca home had been eaten by their pet dogs.

Guardia Civil officers made the grim discovery on the outskirts of Llucmajor on Monday.

HORROR: Dogs devour dead owners
HORROR: Dogs devour dead owners

Police said the bodies showed no signs of violence with the man believed to have died two months ago and the woman, who was an Alzheimer’s sufferer, shortly afterwards.

The couple, who were in their 70s, had seven dogs, several of which were also found dead.

Investigators believe the animals fed on the remains of their owners after being left alone and uncared for.

It is understood the husband had refused help from social services prior to their deaths and the couple were estranged from their family.

The man’s body was found completely devoured with the his wife covered in bites.

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