Deputies and Marshals investigating fatal dog attack

Published 12:24 pm Thursday, October 13, 2022

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that there was a dog attack that occurred on Friday night that resulted in the death of an elderly female.

TCSO Public Information Officer Sgt. Stewart Smith advised that the investigation into the incident is still ongoing. Both the Troup County Sheriff’s Office and the Troup County Marshall’s Office are currently investigating the incident.

The attack occurred in an undisclosed area of Southern Troup County, according to Smith. The breed of the dog is unknown at this time.

Some information has not been released at this time due to the investigation still being active.

Further details will be provided as they are released.