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71-year-old woman mauled to death by pit bulls

71-year-old woman mauled to death by pit bulls
71-year-old woman mauled to death by pit bulls
Posted at 9:34 AM, Jul 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-18 11:25:57-04
Detroit police say a 71-year-old woman was mauled to death by four pit bulls on Saturday night in Detroit.
 
According to police, it happened on Ferdinand St. in southwest Detroit.
 
Police say the dogs belonged to the family. The woman's relatives arrived home and found Elizabeth Rivera dead, according to police.
 
The medical examiner's office confirms Rivera died from a bite to the neck. 
 
The dogs were taken into custody with animal control for further testing.