- Associated Press - Sunday, May 4, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say an eastern Alabama woman who was attacked by several pit bulls last week has died at an Atlanta hospital.

Lee County coroner Bill Harris says 20-year-old Katie Morrison of Smiths Station, Alabama died at Grady Memorial Hospital Saturday.

Officials have said Morrison was playing with the dogs and the dogs’ owner in a backyard on Monday when one attacked her as she knelt down to pick something up. Investigators have said two other dogs joined in.


TOP STORIES
Obama spied on an opponent and the FBI lied repeatedly. Trump is being impeached?
Bill Clinton leak exposes Democrats' double standard on impeachment
Majority of voters now oppose impeachment: Quinnipiac poll


After the attack, Morrison was taken about 10 miles southeast to the Midtown Medical Center in Columbus before she was transferred to the hospital in Atlanta. Harris says Morrison suffered a severe head injury and multiple puncture and lacerations wounds.

The Lee County sheriff’s office and coroner are investigating the woman’s death.



Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide