Elderly Suburban Detroit Woman Fatally Mauled By Dog

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 91-year-old suburban Detroit woman has been fatally mauled by a dog that belonged to a family member, first responders said.

The incident occurred Thursday evening at a home, Bloomfield Township Police Capt. James Gallagher said .

Police and EMS responded to the scene and found the woman unresponsive and suffering from “significant injuries,” he said.

The woman was taken by EMS to a local hospital where she died.

No other injuries were reported.

The animal was taken to the Bloomfield Township Animal Shelter.

The woman's name hasn't been released.