Ponca City, OK

Now: 69 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 69 °F | Lo: 68 °F

Monday

Hi: 95 °F 

Lo: 68 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 93 °F 

Lo: 71 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 93 °F 

Lo: 68 °F

Thursday

Hi: 94 °F 

Lo: 73 °F

Friday

Hi: 99 °F 

Lo: 75 °F

Authorities considering charges in dog-mauling death

The Associated Press - May 17, 2018 10:58 am

Authorities are investigating whether criminal charges should be filed after an Oklahoma woman was mauled to death by seven small dogs, most of them possibly a dachshund-terrier mix.

Carter County Sheriff Chris Bryant says 52-year-old Tracy Garcia was killed last week near her home outside Ardmore, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) south of Oklahoma City.

Bryant says the dogs each weighed less than 40 pounds (18 kilograms) and that they belonged to one of Garcia’s neighbors.

Police shot one dog and the rest were euthanized at an animal shelter.

The dogs’ exact breeds are unknown, but shelter euthanasia technician Amanda Dinwiddie tells television station KXII that six of the dogs appeared to be a dachshund and terrier mix, while the seventh appeared to be a border collie mix.

 

Latest Stories

Colorado man gets life for killing, dismembering ex

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – A Colorado man convicted of killing and dismembering his ex-girlfriend will spend...

Deadline approaching to vote in Oklahoma’s June 26 primary

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahomans who plan to vote in the June 26 primary election have...

Oklahoma lawmakers say anti-tax group’s ads misleading

(Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma lawmakers say their voting records are...