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Dog mauls Monroe County woman, kills her dog

Published On: Sep 04 2013 06:06:17 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 05 2013 11:37:13 AM EDT

Police say an elderly Monroe County woman is injured and her dog is dead after an attack by a Rottweiler.

Delia Marin, 72, told police she was talking to her neighbor just before 5 p.m. Tuesday when a Rottweiler attacked her Jack Russell Terrier, Patches.

Marin says she suffered bites to her hand and finger when she tried to rescue Patches.

Her dog later died.

The Rottweiler is currently under quarantine while officers investigate.