Dog owner mauled to death by at least 1 of her pit bulls, officials say

Authorities said one or more of a deceased Michigan woman’s pit bulls are responsible for her mauling death.

Officers with the Bay City Department of Public Safety reportedly found Brandy Joy O’Dell, 41, deceased in her residence shortly before 3 p.m. on November 1. The Bay County Medical Examiner’s Office’s autopsy report stated that her death “was caused by several bites made by one or more dogs that were pets,” according to the police department’s Facebook post.

Authorities described the canines as “pit bull-type dogs.” Officials removed the dogs from the home and took them to animal control following Friday’s grisly discovery. Craig Goulet, the supervisor of Bay County Animal Services and Adoption Center, confirmed to that O’Dell’s dogs were pit bulls.

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On Friday 11/01/2019 at 1452 hours officers from the Bay City Department of Public Safety were dispatched to a residence…

Posted by Bay City Department of Public Safety on Friday, November 1, 2019


Goulet declined to disclose details regarding the dogs’ temperament or if they could be deemed aggressive. The dogs are reportedly quarantined but Goulet said it is unknown what will happen to them.

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