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2 sentenced for Shaker Heights dog bite death

Posted at 9:35 PM, Apr 20, 2016

Two Shaker Heights residents were sentenced on Wednesday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court for the 2015 dog bite death of Annie Williams, according to police. 

Annie Williams, 71, was going to pick up her great-grandaughters from a home on Pennington Road in July when a pit bull ran from the porch and started biting her, according to court documents.

As she was trying to get away, she fell to the ground. The dog then began biting her on the head and neck.

Police said the two girls, ages 7 and 8, witnessed the attack from the window. 

Williams was taken to South Pointe Hospital where she later died.

Police said they shot and killed the dog later that day. 

Leon Morton was sentenced to 30 months in the Lorain Correctional Facility. Bobbie Green was sentenced to two years probation and will never be able to own or care for another dog, according to the court.