Woman Dies After Vicious Attack by Pitbulls at Her Home in Kennewick
A woman died tragically after she was viciously attacked by dogs in Kennewick.
Anyone who knows her knows that she was a light in her community and a pillar for those around her.
The woman was attacked by two pitbull dogs on Wednesday afternoon. One of the dogs reportedly followed her into the home on West Victoria Avenue in Kennewick.
As Sheriff's Deputies arrived at the scene, the dog was pulled away from the woman, who was then transported to the hospital. 65-year-old Billene "Billi" Cameron died from surgery complications at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland on Thursday.
The Benton County Sheriff's Office is leading the investigation. The owner of the dogs was identified and the pitbulls are currently being held by Benton County. No arrests have been made.
A GoFundMe was established for funeral expenses by her daughter, Jordan Woodard.
It is with a heavy heart that I bring the news my wonderful, amazing, kind, spunky mother passed away due to complications with a surgery at Kadlec Hospital on the early morning of September 21st. Anyone who knows her knows that she was a light in her community and a pillar for those around her.
According to the GoFundMe, money raised will go toward funeral expenses and celebration of life services.
It's amazing to see the outpouring of love and support in so many ways. Truly a testament to my Mom's impact she had on those around her.