Woman killed by pit bull at West Monroe pet hotel

Woman killed by pit bull at West Monroe pet hotel

WEST MONROE, LA (KNOE/KSLA) - The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's office is investigating after a woman was killed by a dog at a West Monroe area pet boarding facility on Tuesday.

CBS Affiliate KNOE 8 News based in Monroe reports that OPSO has not officially released the name of the victim. However, KNOE reports that family members have identified her as Laura Ray, a mother of five.

The attack happened at the Happy Hound Hotel on Smith Street, just outside the city limits, in the Brownsville area.

OPSO Glenn Springfield said it was a Pit Bull that attacked Ray.

The dog has been placed in the custody of Ouachita Parish Animal Control. The owner's name has not been released.

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