A Louisiana woman was killed by a pit bull at a doggie daycare facility on Tuesday, The New York Daily News reported.
Laura Williams Ray, a mother of three children, was severely injured by the dog while it was boarding at the West Monroe facility at about 11 pm, according to The News Star.
Ray later died as a result of her injuries.
Happy Hound Hotel owner Leanne Stuckey said that the facility was told that the dog was not aggressive toward people.
“Our hearts go out to the family,” Stuckey said to the News Star. “I’m just grieving for them.”
A spokesman for the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office said that he wasn’t sure if Ray was an employee of the facility or if she was just visiting.
The pit bull was released to Ouachita Parish Animal Control.
District Attorney Steve Tew, who has the power to have the dog euthanized, said his office is