Woman attacked and killed by pack of dogs identified

Carter County Sheriff Chris Bryant says Tracy Garcia 52 was attacked and killed by a neighbor's dogs

None of the dogs weighed more than 40 pounds and taller than knee high.

Tracy Garcia, 52, was killed by a neighbour's dogs in her home last week, reports United States news outlet KFOR. When first responders arrived on the scene, at least one of the dachshunds turned on them, too, even charging toward the rescuers.

"From what it appeared, about seven dogs had attacked her", said Carter County Sheriff Chris Bryant.

One of the dogs charged responding officers, who shot and killed it, KXII reported. It is not clear what led the dogs to behave in such a vicious manner.

Dinwiddie said the younger dogs were a "standard dachshund and terrier mix" with "knobby legs" and the older dog is suspected to have been a border collie mix.

Dinwiddie claimed the dogs-three females and four males-ranged in age from a year to about three years.

Ardmore Animal Shelter euthanasia technician Amanda Dinwiddie told KXII they were all infested with fleas and ticks. "This is just a bad deal all the way around".

The victim of a deadly dog attack in Carter County last week has been identified.

She later died from her injuries.

"We were cleaning ticks off ourselves all day", Dinwiddie told KXII. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the victims", he added. "They are very covered, you can tell they have been living out in the woods".

Garcia was born and raised in Oklahoma, according to her obituary. Bryant also said the district attorney's office will review the case next week to decide if charges will be filed.



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