BPD: Woman likely died from dog attack

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A woman’s body was found in Northwest Bakersfield and her death, police say, is the result of a likely dog attack.

Bakersfield Police were called out to the Costco on Rosedale Highway at about 6:12 a.m. and found an adult female suffering from obvious signs of trauma.

As, medical personnel arrived they pronounced her dead at the scene.

According to BPD, further investigation revealed that the woman was likely attacked by one or more dogs prior to her death.

Police say animal control officers located and captured the dogs involved in the incident.

The exact cause of death in not yet known.

The identity of the victim will be released at a later time.

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