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Woman, 95, Dies After Being Bitten by Dog in Connecticut

An elderly woman has died after she was bitten by a dog in Suffield Wednesday.

Police said officers were called to 584 Thrall Avenue just before 3 p.m. When officers arrived they found the victim, 95-year-old Janet D’Aleo of Enfield, bleeding from life-threatening injuries.

D’Aleo was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass., where she died.

The dog, which police described as a male pitbull pointer mix, was quarantined.

The case is under investigation.

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