North Carolina Woman Killed by Alaskan Malamute Do Bite
NC Police say that the Alaskan Malamute did not maul the woman and that the dog attack incident was accidental. The autopsy revealed a single dog bite wound to the neck. Other in the neighborhood told reporters that the dog in question never appeared aggressive, vicious, or violent. The accident happened at around 2:30 in the morning. It is unclear if the dog was provoked before the dog bite or what the circumstances surrounding the dog bite were.
The dog is being held in quarantine since the bite took place and may be held throughout the police investigation. The fate of the dog is unknown. The Alaskan Malamute is not known for aggressiveness although it is a large breed. In fact, Malamutes are described as a warm and friendly family dog.
While fatal dog attack incidents are rare in North Carolina, a fatal dog attack on an adult is even more rare.