Puppies Eat Toes Of Bedridden Woman; Daughter Charged

Police say puppies ate the toes off of a bedridden woman and now her daughter is charged with abusing her.

Latrina Monroe of Central Heights Road in Goldsboro was charged Thursday with abuse of a disabled adult causing serious injury.

Police say the mother was bedridden and that puppies in the house ate her toes. The puppies have been confiscated and are at the Wayne County Animal Shelter.

Police say they began investigating after Monroe's mother was transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital by rescue workers on Wednesday. Police did not say exactly how the woman was injured.

The 23-year-old Monroe was jailed on a $25,000 bond.


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