HAMPTON, VA. (THECOUNT) — Morgan Crayton has been identified as the woman fatally attacked by at least one of the family’s two dogs in Hampton, Virginia on Sunday, according to reports.
“Mo” Crayton, 31, was found suffering from apparent lacerations after an attack from her own dog. She was transported to an area hospital with what first responders called life-threatening injuries. She had been treated for dog bite wounds the day before she was fatally attacked by a different family dog, reports say.
Around 5:15 p.m., officials received a 911 call about an animal attack in the 100 block of Powhatan Parkway.
Crayton died Monday from her injuries sustained at the residence, located at, 137 Powhatan Pkwy in Hampton.
A 68-year-old family member was also attacked by the dog while attempting to help the first victim. Her injuries are non-life-threatening, reports WTKR.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was in her backyard with multiple canine’s from the home when the bite occurred. The attacking dog, a 92-pound pit bull, has been removed from the home and is now in the custody of Hampton Animal Control.
Officials said the dog that caused life-threatening injuries will be kept at a shelter for 10 days in quarantine before possibly being euthanized because the owner signed custody over to a shelter.
Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved woman:
Geo quick facts: Hampton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 137,438. As one of the seven major cities that compose the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, it is on the southeastern side of the Virginia Peninsula – Wikipedia.