Smiley face

Woman’s Death Caused by Pet

Seventy-eight year old Betty Wood was mauled to death by her own pet, a Rottweiler dog, at her home Thursday night.

 

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jay Sanders said local police were called to the Wood home on North Davis Street around 7 p.m. Upon investigation it was determined that the woman had been mauled to death by her dog. Friday, shortly after 11:30 a.m. a Dallas Medical Examiner determined the dog to be the cause of death.

 

The dog had been a family pet and kept in the house, along with other animals, for a number of years, according to Sanders. He said no one is sure what triggered the dog to attack.

 

The dog was quarantined at the city animal shelter overnight and will be euthanized according to Chief Sanders.

Author: Staff Reporter

Share This Post On
bobcat tractor

Bobcat of North Texas Wants You to Know...

Now is the time to invest in a Bobcat® Compact Tractor at Bobcat of North Texas. As the economy continues to expand, construction and construction equipment is in high demand and Bobcat® promises to be at the heart of it all. Demand for Bobcat® equipment is at an all time high, and we want to make sure you get the equipment and attachments you need to make your land your own.

bobcat loader
bobcat loader
bobcat loader
Construction is Booming

Bobcat® equipment is legendary and construction companies know it. Thats why we are taking orders months in advance. We don't want you to fall behIind the competition. Contact us today to get your Bobcat of North Texas order placed.

PlayPlay
Shadow