In light of a 63-year-old woman being mauled to death by pit bulls in the high desert community of Littlerock, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today asked staffers today to evaluate a proposed change in the county's definition of a dangerous dog.
Last week, a 63 year old women was attacked by pit bulls while out on her morning jog in Littlerock, California.
Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control and Sheriff personnel congregate near the area where a 63-year-old female jogger was attacked and killed by four pit bulls near Avenue S and 115th Street East in Palmdale, Calif.
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Whitmore said investigators were trying to determine through DNA and forensic evidence if the dogs - six pit bulls and two mixed breeds - were involved in Thursday morning's fatal attack in the community of Littlerock, about 65 miles east of "Don't forget, this is an unusual case," Whitmore said.
The victim, a 63-year-old Littlerock woman, took to walking to stay healthy and "live a long life for our family and herself." Benjamin Devitt, husband of the victim of a fatal dog mauling, Pamela Devitt, tells NBC4 about his wife and the events leading up to the attack on May 9, 2013.
A pack of dogs remained under quarantine at a Mojave Desert shelter on Friday as investigators tried to determine whether they were involved in a mauling that killed a jogger.
According to a report from the LA Daily News, authorities said a 63-year-old woman was fatally mauled by pit bulls on Thursday morning while jogging in Littlerock, Calif.
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Authorities in Southern California are using a helicopter to search for four pit bulls suspected of killing a 63-year-old jogger in rural Los Angeles County.
Authorities in rural Los Angeles County were warning people to be on the lookout for four pit bulls suspected of killing a 63-year-old jogger Thursday.
Four pit bulls killed a jogger in California on Thursday, and now authorities in rural Los Angeles County are warning local residents to be on the lookout for the dangerous pit bulls still on the loose, The Associated Press reported May 9. A witness in a passing car saw the pit bulls attacking the jogger on Thursday morning and called 911 and ... (more)
A Southern California woman was fatally attacked by four pit bulls while jogging on Thursday and authorities were working to find the animals responsible for her death, Los Angeles County animal control officials said.