Did a dog attack kill West Price Hill mother?

Neighbors say woman attacked by her dog
Published: Aug. 23, 2018 at 3:00 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 23, 2018 at 4:59 AM EDT
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WEST PRICE HILL (FOX19) - Did a dog kill a mother in West Price Hill?

Cincinnati police and the Hamilton County Coroner's Office are investigating after the woman's body was found in her Dewey Avenue home Wednesday.

Neighbors said she was attacked by her dog.

Police said they have not been able to confirm that as they dig into a case they call complex.

Neighbors reported seeing a small boy running out of the home for help.

"He said somebody was having a seizure and that's when everybody got alerted," said a neighbor who didn't want to release her name.

Another neighbor called 911.

The dog was guarding the woman's body when medics arrived, so police were called.

They wound up having to shoot and kill the animal.

Neighbors found out later the woman didn't survive.

"The mother had a seizure. I don't know if the dog got scared or whatever but he attacked her and ripped her throat out," said Jon Seymoure, who lives next door.

While police were still at the scene, the boy's father arrived, neighbors said.

"They was a cool family. They was just trying to make they life work that's all. They ain't bother nobody they sat outside like everybody else. They kids played with everybody else kids," said Seymoure.

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