Dutchess County Woman Dies In Dog Attack


(Pleasant Valley) -- A Dutchess County woman is dead following an apparent dog attack at her Pleasant Valley home on Barkit Kennel Road. State Police say 67-year-old Arlene Renna died at the scene after suffering injuries consistent with a dog attack. She was discovered unconscious by her husband around four Saturday afternoon. Police say the woman was home alone with two pet coonhounds, whose fate will be determined by a judge.

Dutchess County SPSCA personnel arrived to secure the dogs and the Dutchess County Medical Examiner, and the Dutchess County District Attorney Office also responded to assist with the investigation.

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