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Shreveport woman attacked by pit bulls identified

Posted at 9:48 PM, Feb 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-29 22:48:11-05

A Shreveport woman attacked by two pitbulls this week has been identified by the Caddo Parish Coroner's Office.

KTAL reports that 64-year-old Geraldine Hamlin was mauled in the incident that occurred Thursday night at her residence.

She was taken to Ochsner LSU Health Hospital in Shreveport, where she died of her injuries Friday morning.

An autopsy was scheduled at Ochsner.