September 23, 2020

News Analysis: Domestic dog doesn’t fit profile in Presque Isle predation

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What happened after her death was even more unusual. Sometime after 8 p.m. on the evening of Jan. 1, or in the early morning of Jan. 2, Gerster was not only victimized by her heart but by an animal or animals. The depredation involved abrasions and lacerations of the head, torso, and extremities, and her right arm was amputated below the elbow.
The missing body part has never been found. In addition, her clothes were ripped from her body and strewn asunder, and a puncture wound in her upper torso was so deep and impressive – the size of a nickel, one witness described it – that those first on the scene thought it was a gunshot.

Source: News Analysis: Domestic dog doesn’t fit profile in Presque Isle predation – The Northwoods River News – Rhinelander, Wisconsin

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