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Authorities identify woman killed by dogs in Walker County

Investigation continues into fatal Walker Co. dog attack
Investigation continues into fatal Walker Co. dog attack(Source: WBRC)
Published: Oct. 21, 2020 at 12:15 PM CDT
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WALKER CO., Ala. (WBRC) - The Walker County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a woman who was attacked by several dogs.

The woman has been identified as 36-year-old Ruthie Mae Brown, of Jasper.

The attack happened Monday around 2 p.m. on Jagger Road.

Deputies posted on Facebook the woman was the victim of an attack from several dogs. Some of the dogs have been captured.

Ruthie Brown was killed by a pack of dogs this week.
Ruthie Brown was killed by a pack of dogs this week.(Source: Walker Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

“Still a lot of moving parts at this point, the investigation continues. The DA’s office will determine charges after the body returns from f

orensics,” said T.J. Armstrong with the Walker Co. Sheriff’s Office.

If you have any information about previous dog attacks in this exact area, please contact (205) 302-6464

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