January 06, 2014 - Houston police are investigating the death of a woman found in the 7600 block of Glen Prairie about 2 a.m. on Sunday (Jan. 5).
The victim, in her mid 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity and cause of death are pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. Howard and Officer R. Lujan reported:
HPD patrol officers responded to a person down call at the above location and found the victim and at least two other persons had sustained dog bite wounds. The victim died at the scene. A second person was treated by HFD paramedics and released, while a third person was transported to Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. One of the surviving victims told police they were attacked by two dogs running loose in the neighborhood. Harris County Animal Control responded to the scene and managed to locate one of the dogs. The owner of the dogs has not been identified at this time.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.