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Cass County woman killed in dog attack

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Posted at 5:58 PM, Dec 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-12-06 22:11:59-05

CASS COUNTY — A Cass County woman is dead after a pit bull attacked her early Wednesday morning.

First responders were called to the south 200 block of County Road 400 West at 5:49 a.m. on reports of an elderly lady injured in a dog attack.

Upon arrival, authorities located 89-year-old Beverly Hayden in her living room, who had been attacked by a pit bull. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Cass County Coroner.

According to the Cass County Sheriff's Office, a family member was present at the time of the attack but was unable to stop the dog.

The investigation is still on-going, and no foul play is suspected.