September 17, 2021


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Ohio woman dies just after canine bites neck

The Lucas County Coroner’s Office environment said trauma to Emily Kahl’s neck led to her death. The pet was euthanized.

TOLEDO, Ohio — A 31-yr-previous female is lifeless right after suffering a doggy chunk Sunday night.

Emily Kahl was bitten on Sunday night, according to the Lucas County Coroner’s Office. The coroner ruled her cause of dying as bite trauma to the neck.

Lucas County Canine Treatment & Manage Director Kelly Sears tells WTOL 11 LC4 did not react to the dog chunk incident. Sears discovered the pet dog named “Romeo” and claims her office environment has considering that euthanized it.

Sears says this variety of incident is unusual and LC4 sends its sympathy to the family.

The coroner’s report reads, “The induce of the death of Emily Kahl, 31 many years outdated, is chunk trauma to the neck, induced by a pet. The fashion of demise is incident. Toxicology experiments are pending. Dying was pronounced on 7/18/21 at 7:48 pm.”

The Toledo police general public information and facts officer Lt. Paul Davis identified the pet dog as a “pit bull.”

On Friday, a police report said that officers arrived at a residence in the 600 block of Hamilton all-around 8 p.m. right after a male named Tom produced a 911 connect with. 

The law enforcement report states the caller returned to his household and located the woman within. The person reported the lady was recognized to have seizures and he imagined she fell and was hurt. 

Officers located Kahl lying confront-down in a doorway in between a dining area and bed room. Kahl had blood puddled near her head and the report states there was a cut or gash together the again of her neck. Blood was viewed on the walls and flooring throughout the residing space, officers mentioned. A silver Television set following to Kahl’s had a broken corner and was “protected in blood,” the police report stated. 

The gentleman who claimed discovering Kahl claimed he was returning from get the job done to the dwelling and termed out to Kahl when he bought dwelling. She did not reply, he reported, but two canines walked up to him from the dining home. He then mentioned he walked to the eating room and saw Kahl on the flooring.