Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman was killed by a PIT BULL at a local pet boarding facility.
According to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the report of an injured person at Happy Hounds Hotel located at 517 Smith Street in West Monroe around 11:00 p.m. on January 9, 2018.
Deputies found a female victim at the location who appeared to have been severely injured by a pit bull dog that was being housed at the location.
According to a family member, Laura Williams Ray, mother of three children, was the woman who was killed Tuesday night.
The dog was released to Ouachita Parish Animal Control.
The investigation is continuing.
This is a developing story. We will update this article as more information becomes available.
2018 DOG BITE RELATED FATALITIES - 1 (0 children -1 adult)
1) 1-9 LAURA WILLIAMS RAY - 50's - BROWNSVILLE QUACHITA PARISH LA - She died from injuries after a pit bull mauled her at the Happy Hounds pet boarding facility where she worked - A FB friend said she was cleaning a kennel around 11pm when the 50 pound pit attacked her - The owner had signed a form for the pit saying it was not aggressive and had never shown aggression - She was the mother of 4 children.