Woman killed after Southern River dog attack, two dogs seized

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A WOMAN in her 50s has died after being attacked by two dogs at a Southern River boarding kennel.

The woman was reported to be Sue Lopicich, who ran a boarding kennel and animal rescue home from a property on Terrier Place.

At about 1.30pm yesterday, police were called to the property, which also houses Barko’s Boarding Kennel.

The woman received life-threatening injuries and she was declared dead by St Johns Ambulance officers.

Two dogs were seized by City of Gosnells Rangers.

“The City is currently holding two dogs that were taken from the property,” the City of Gosnells said in a statement.

“The adult, male dogs, one a Bull Mastiff and the other a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, are being held at the request of Police.

“An investigation is being conducted by the Police and the City is waiting to hear further from them.

“The dogs are microchipped and registered to the owner of the property.

“No previous complaints have been made to the City about these dogs.”

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