Hawaii woman, 85, succumbs to injuries suffered in dog attack

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The 85-year-old Big Island woman who was attacked by dogs in August has died.

KHON2 spoke to the family members who identified her as Dolores Oskins.

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The attack happened on Saturday, Aug. 14, on 12th Avenue in the Hawaiian Paradise Park area while she was searching for her lost dog.

Police said, Oskins’ 89-year-old husband and an 88-year-old family member tried to help her, but they were also attacked. The 89- and 88-year-old have since recovered from the incident.

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The dogs were taken by Hawaii County Animal Control officers and the investigation is ongoing, according to police.

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