Residents after two pit bulls killed a 92-year-old woman from Bonteheuwel in Cape Town on Tuesday afternoon. The incident was confirmed by the ward councillor from the area Angus Mckenzie this evening. He said the vicious dogs jumped over a “fairly high wall” to access the elderly woman’s place.
“I can sadly confirm that earlier today a 92-year-old female was killed on her Loganberry Street property after neighbours 2 pitbull dogs gained access to her property and bit her to death. Both dogs were removed from the property by Law Enforcement officials. An inquest has been opened after the dogs managed to jump over a fairly high fence to gain access to deceased the property. No arrests have been made in the case,” said the councillor.
Mckenzie passed condolences to the family of the deceased woman. “My deepest sympathy goes to the family and friends of the deceased after suffering this most horrific and tragic death,” he said.
A source that spoke to Ezitshisayo said they are shocked by the incident. “It’s shocking that ouma has been killed by pit bulls. Many people handed away their pit bulls away in the past few months but we knew that house. We are all shocked that ouma died a painful death. We are shocked. Hope the dogs will be killed for taking a human’s life,” said the woman.