COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — A 64-year-old Maryland woman was mauled to death by a pit bull she recently rescued, police said Tuesday.
According to Howard County Police, officers were called to a home on Tamar Drive on Labor Day for a report of a woman being mauled to death by her dog.
Robin Conway was found dead in her backyard with significant injuries.
A family member found Conway in her yard around 7:20 p.m. on Monday with the dog standing over her.
The witness called 911 and tied the dog to a fence until help arrived.
The radio transmission was heard with the caller saying he thought his wife was attacked by a dog and might be dead.
Police and EMS responded and pronounced Conway dead at the scene.