By: KDKA-TV News Staff

MILLER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – State police say a woman was killed by three dogs she was taking care of in Perry County.

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According to CBS affiliate WHP-TV, the three pit bull terriers attacked and killed Rhoda Marie Wagner in Miller Township.

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WHP-TV reports a passerby saw her lying in a yard while the dogs ran around. First responders determined she had died, and the dogs were captured, WHP-TV says.

Wagner had been helping take care of the dogs, which were her roommate’s, for the past month, WHP-TV reports. It’s not known why they attacked her.

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The dogs were euthanized with the owner’s consent, says WHP-TV.