Two pit bulls that mauled an 84-year-old woman to death in south Charlotte were euthanized Thursday morning, police said.
Bessie Flowers was bitten by the dogs March 28 while apparently visiting a younger relative in a townhouse on Luke Crossing Drive in the Springs Valley subdivision, near the Arboretum shopping center.
On Wednesday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Animal Care & Control Division obtained legal documents signing over ownership rights on the dogs to Animal Care & Control.
The dogs completed their 10-day rabies quarantine Thursday and were humanely euthanized, according to an Animal Care & Control news release.
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Police said their investigation has been closed, and no charges will be filed.
The dogs had been properly licensed and vaccinated, police said shortly after the incident.
Animal Care & Control officers had responded to a previous call at the townhouse in April 2013 in reference to a complaint of two aggressive animals. The call was unsubstantiated, and police said they received no other calls at the address until the March 28 incident.