2020-05-11 19:33:08 UTC
Interesting that even though no one witnessed the attack,
"authorities" suppose the victim did something to provoke it, as if
pit bulls only attack when provoked.
Fort Worth woman dies after being mauled by dog in her home
BY DOMINGO RAMIREZ JR.
APRIL 13, 2020 12:45 PM, UPDATED APRIL 13, 2020 12:45 PM
A woman who had suffered several bites from a dog during an attack in
her home died Sunday night at a local hospital, according to a city
official and officials with the Tarrant County Medical Examiners
The dog was in the custody of animal control officials on Monday.
No other injuries were reported..
The woman was identified as Sharon Rene Baldwin, 60, according to the
medical examiners website on Monday.
The medical examiners office listed her cause of death as mauling by
She was pronounced dead at 10:33 p.m. Sunday at John Peter Smith
The attack occurred in Baldwins south Fort Worth home on March 28,
A man who stayed at Baldwins home told animal control officials that
he had found the stray dog several days before the attack.
The dog had been staying inside of the home without any problems, city
At some point on March 28, Baldwin either rolled over the dog in her
wheelchair or fall on the canine, prompting the dog to attack her,
Baldwin suffered bites to her arm, shoulder and neck.
The dog was turned over to animal control and is being evaluated.
City officials said they do not euthanize all dogs that bite.
Fort Worth Woman Dies After Being Attacked By Dog Inside Her Home
April 14, 2020 at 9:49 am
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) A 60-year-old woman has died after she was
attacked by a dog inside her home in Fort Worth last month, officials
Officials said animal control officers were called to Sharon Rene
Baldwins home on March 28 in regards to the dog attack.
Baldwin was taken to the hospital but succumbed to her injuries on
Sunday, April 12.
According to officials, the investigation found that a man who lived
in the home with the victim had found the dog a week before the
attack. Officials said he was caring for the dog until its owner came
forward. The relationship between the man and the woman is not known
at this time.
Officials learned there seemed to be no issues between the two
residents and the dog until that Saturday when something happened that
led to the attack. Investigators believe the woman may have either
rolled over the dog with her wheelchair or fell on top of it.
Officials said the dog bit the woman on her shoulder, arm and neck.
According to officials, the dogs owner eventually came forward and
surrendered the dog to animal control officers. The dog, which was a
pit bull terrier, was euthanized on Monday, April 13.