Shantel Pillay was killed by six pitbulls last year.

Phoenix, Durban – A man linked to what police describe as a notorious Phoenix drug den was taken into police custody for questioning on Tuesday morning, after two people suffered horrific deaths when they were mauled by a pack of six dogs, believed to be pitbulls.

The disfigured bodies of the victims were found last Thursday in a nearby stream.

In February last year, the mutilated body of Shantel Pillay, 29, was found in the same stream just metres away from the alleged drug den.

She had apparently been mauled by six pitbulls.

Read the full story in Wednesday's POST