GBI: 81-year-old woman in Wilkes Co. died from dog attack

WASHINGTON, GA (WFXG) - An 81-year-old woman found dead in a ditch Tuesday morning died from a dog attack, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Neta Lee Adams died from traumatic injury caused by a dog attack, according to an autopsy completed Thursday t the GBI Crime Lab in Decatur. The death was ruled accidental.

Adams' body was found in a ditch along Gordon Street around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The GBI was called to help with the investigation.

The GBI and the Wilkes County Sheriff's Office are continuing the investigation. The GBI is asking anyone with information about this investigation to call the Wilkes County Sheriff's Office at 706-678-2224 or the GBI Office at 706-595-2575.

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