ARDMORE, Okla. (CBS Local) – An Oklahoma sheriff says a 52-year-old woman was attacked and killed by a group of small dogs on May 10.
Tracy Garcia, 52, was killed by seven dogs that belonged to her neighbor, KXII reported.READ MORE: Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Involving Ocean City Beach Patrol Members Under Investigation
When deputies arrived, one of the dogs was shot and killed. The remaining dogs were taken to an animal shelter, where they were euthanized.
According to the shelter’s euthanasia technician, Amanda Dinwiddie, six of the dogs are believed to be standard dachshund and terrier mixes. Another is believed to be a border collie mix.
None of the dogs weighed more than 40 pounds and none were taller than knee high.READ MORE: Multiple Faiths Joining Forces To Combat Philadelphia's Rising Gun Violence
“A predominant breed in these dogs is definitely standard dachshund,” Dinwiddie said to KXII. “They have really noticeable characteristics like their knobby legs, knees, very short legged dogs and their coats.”
The Daily Ardmoreite reported all of the animals were heavily infested with fleas and ticks.
The Carter County, Oklahoma Sheriff’s Office has an ongoing investigation into the incident.MORE NEWS: 2 Mothers, Babies Rushed To Hospital After Being Rescued From Burning Frankford Apartment Building, Officials Say
[H/T CBS Baltimore]