Woman dies after son’s pit bulls attack her in backyard

TAYLORSVILLE, UT – A tragedy unfolded in a quiet suburb of Salt Lake City, as a 63-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries after a brutal attack by her son’s pack of pit bulls. The woman, whose identity remains undisclosed, had her leg amputated following the incident and passed away on Monday, as confirmed by Taylorsville Police Lt. J. Fowler.

On the evening of October 31, the woman dialed 911, pleading for help. Upon arrival, officers found her in her yard, besieged by the adult male and female pit bulls, along with their five puppies. The police had to resort to pepper spray to disperse the dogs and reach the victim.

In an unfortunate turn of events, the adult female pit bull managed to break free, forcing the police to take the drastic step of shooting the animal. The remaining dogs were subsequently surrendered by the owner, the victim’s son.

The details surrounding the woman’s death remain unclear, with authorities yet to reveal the exact cause. The incident has sent shockwaves through the community, raising questions about pet ownership and safety.