SUFFIELD — An elderly woman is dead after being attacked by a dog Wednesday.
Emergency crews responded to 584 Thrall Avenue just before 3 p.m. after reports surfaced that a person was bleeding from a dog bite.
First responders found 95-year-old Janet D’Aleo of Enfield with life-threatening injuries.
She was rushed to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, where she succumbed to her injuries.
The dog, a male pit bull and pointer mix, was immediately placed into quarantine pending an investigation by the Suffield Police Department and Suffield Animal Control.