Kentucky woman killed 'savagely' in dog attack identified

Kentucky woman killed 'savagely' in dog attack identified

Kentucky woman killed 'savagely' in dog attack identified

The Bell County Sheriff's Department says it received a call at 10:20 a.m. reporting the attack on Highway 66 in the Wiser Branch area of Arjay.

If you see a pit bull matching that description, in the Arjay or surrounding area, call Bell County dispatch immediately at 606-337-6174 or 911.

A 66-year-old woman was killed in a Christmas Eve pit bull attack and her husband was severely injured, officials said. When he went outside to see what the commotion was, he saw the two dogs attacking his brother.

Lorraine Saylor was declared dead at the scene. "The ambulance kept trying to get him to go to the hospital but he wouldn't leave until I took her into our care", Steele said.

Her husband was able to shoot both dogs, killing one. One escaped, however, according to the sheriff's department.

Johnny Dale Lankford, 42, was charged with harboring a vicious animal, according to the Bell County Sheriff's Department.

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When deputies arrived, they found the couple had been "savagely attacked by two pit bulls".

"They were just a super nice couple and I can't even begin to put myself in his shoes, it's overwhelming the circumstances and what he found", said Steele. He also says the dogs belonged to the Saylors' neighbors.

Animal rights group PETA said that pit bulls are "the most abused dogs on Earth".

He fatally shot one of the pit bulls as it lunged at him, but the other managed to run off and is still missing, according ot the news station. They say the woman died from her injuries in the attack.

"The strength, the power, and the aggressive nature of this dog is different from other dogs", Elliot said, in explanation of his proposal.

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