MSP: Newaygo County woman bitten to death by dog

BIG PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Michigan State Police are  investigating the death of a Newaygo County woman who appears to have  been attacked and killed by a family dog.

Around 7 p.m. Tuesday, troopers were called to Sharon Lee Daniels' home in Big Prairie Township, northeast of Newaygo.

MSP  say Daniels was unresponsive when they arrived. First responders tried  to revive Daniels, but the 77-year-old woman died at the scene.

State  police say Daniels had disabilities and was confined to a wheelchair.  Detectives say it appears one of three family dogs she was home alone with bit her repeatedly, which led to her death. Authorities have ordered an autopsy nonetheless.

It’s unclear what led to the attack.

All  three dogs were taken by Newaygo County Animal Control officers and remain in quarantine at the Newaygo County Animal Shelter.

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