Grand jury will hear fatal dog mauling case

Klonda Richey killed by two dogs on E. Bruce Avenue in Dayton.  (Photo/provided)
Klonda Richey killed by two dogs on E. Bruce Avenue in Dayton. (Photo/provided)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The case of the woman mauled to death by her neighbors’ dogs will be heard by a grand jury.

The Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office met Tuesday afternoon with Dayton police detectives to make the decision.

Klonda Richey, 57, was killed February 7. She was attacked by two mixed breed dogs outside her East Bruce Avenue home in Dayton.

Officers were forced to shoot and kill the dogs.

The dogs were registered to Richey’s neighbor, Julie Custer. Her boyfriend, Andrew Nason lives with Custer.

A grand jury will decide whether any charges will be filed.

2 NEWS Investigates revealed that Richey made an attempt to get a restraining order, but was denied.

A date for the grand jury to meet was not released. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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