TPD: Woman found dead in backyard from apparent dog bite in west Toledo
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Landscape crews found the woman deceased and the dog warden took the dog away while detectives investigate.

TOLEDO, Ohio — Editor’s note: The following story has been edited to reflect new information made available in a Toledo police report Tuesday afternoon. 

A woman was found dead in her backyard on Tuesday from an apparent dog bite, according to the Toledo Police Department.

TPD tells WTOL 11 on the scene that landscape crews found the woman deceased in the backyard of a house in the 400 block of Grantley Road in west Toledo. Police said the victim, a 70-year-old female, had “significant injuries possibly caused by her dog”. TFRD crews were able to move the dog, which was located nearby in the backyard, away from the injured person and render aid. 

The victim was ultimately declared deceased at the scene, police said. 

The dog warden was called out to the home and took the dog away as detectives continue to investigate.

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