An Illinois woman was mauled to death by her rescue French bulldog in an assault that police described as “grotesque,” in accordance to stories Wednesday.
Lisa Urso, 52, was discovered useless in her Ingleside residence by a good friend Saturday night, in accordance to WGN.
“[The injury] wasn’t the neck, most had been in her legs and arms. Some on her torso as properly. Simply quite a lot of bites. Loads of scratching,” Lake County Coroner Howard Cooper instructed the native station. “I hate to say it however sadly, it was a vicious assault.”
Cooper mentioned Urso had not too long ago adopted the French bulldog, which had been bred to combat. The canine was discovered with blood on its coat.
“You don’t actually give it some thought taking place with a smaller canine breed however we neglect animals may be highly effective. This animal has quite a lot of jaw energy,” Cooper mentioned, including that though French bulldogs are a smaller breed, they will ship highly effective bites.
The killer canine, whose identify wasn’t reported, had additionally not too long ago attacked Urso’s boyfriend, prompting her to take the animal briefly again to the shelter, Cooper mentioned. However she finally introduced the rescue canine residence once more.
Urso had been residence alone when cops had been referred to as to the “grotesque scene,” Fox Lake Police Chief Jimmy Lee instructed the Lake & McHenry County Scanner. The canine attacked Urso inside her residence earlier than she fled outdoors to the patio, the place she died.
The canine offender and Urso’s two different canine, together with a border collie and a second French bulldog, had been seized by animal management officers on the residence Monday evening.
Lee didn’t instantly return The Submit’s request for remark Wednesday.
With Submit wires