Sheriff: Feral hogs to blame for Texas woman's death

Posted at 10:22 PM, Nov 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-25 23:23:11-05

Authorities in Texas says that feral hogs are to blame for a woman's death on Sunday in Chambers County.

The woman, 59-year-old Christine Rollins of Liberty, Texas, was found Sunday morning in front of the home of two elderly patients she was caretaker for in Anahuac.

During a press conference Monday, the Chambers county Sheriff's Office announced the medical examiner's ruled her death as ""exsanguination due to feral hog assault."

According to KTRK in Houston, When Rollins didn't show up at the normal time at around 6:00am, the 84-year-old homeowner went outside and found her laying between her vehicle and the home's front door.

Rollins was found with multiple injuries to her body now identified as animal bites.

The Sheriff says that he has no doubt that the incident involved multiple animals. Feral Hogs are a problem in Chambers County and on and around the property where the attack happened, the sheriff stated.

The press conference held Monday can be viewed below: