911 calls released in dog mauling case
ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 911 call sheds light on a fatal dog mauling in Robeson County.
Mary Jo Hunt, 54, was killed Tuesday afternoon while trying to break up a dog fight in her yard.
When police arrived, they found Hunt dead on the scene with several dogs on top of her.
Investigators said the dogs were attacking a small dog when Hunt tried to break up the fight with a rake and the dogs turned on her.
Caller: "(unintelligible) and the dogs about killed her."
Dispatcher: "Oh my God!"
Caller: "I don't know what to do to get the dogs off of her."
Dispatcher: "Well, you don't go -- don't you try to go out there."
Caller: "They almost took her arm off. Them dogs've about killed her."
Caller: "You need to send somebody with reinforcements. Okay, 'cuz an ambulance gets out here. They can't get her out."
Caller: "You need somebody out there now. I ain't lyin'!"
Seven pit bulls that were involved in the attack were euthanized Friday. Two remaining dogs will continue to be assessed and remain in isolation. A pug was found dead in the yard on the day of the attack.
robeson county, local/state
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