Woman Killed By Pack Of Wild Dogs On Rosebud Indian Reservation

Several Reports Of Attacks In Recent Weeks

A 49-year-old woman is dead after being attacked by several wild dogs on the Rosebud Indian Reservation.

Mellette County Sheriff Mike Blom says Julia Charging Whirl Wind of the Lower Swift Bear tribal community was attacked near her property early Saturday morning.

A 911 call came through just after 6:00 a.m. Sheriff Blom and an ambulance arrived on the scene shortly after.

Blom says Charging Whirl Wind was surrounded by blood and that two people were trying to fight off two dogs near her.

Charging Whirl Wind was transported to the Rosebud Hospital emergency room just before 7 a.m., but was pronounced dead shortly after.

Blom shot and killed both of the wild dogs at the scene.

Blom says in the last few weeks there have been several reports of wild dog attacks.