On arrival, Bell County deputies discovered that the woman and her husband were attacked by two pit bulls.
According to the Bell County Sheriff's Office, the man shot and killed one of the dogs, but the other ran off. Deputies believe it is injured and say that the dogs do not belong to the couple. And the other ran off and wasn't found until 2 p.m. Monday.
The name of the woman and her husband (who survived) will be released at a later time by Bell County Coroner Jay Steele after family members have been notified.
Emergency services were notified immediately, but Lorraine was pronounced dead at the scene. They say the woman died from her injuries in the attack.
Johnny Dale Lankford, 42, was charged with harboring a vicious animal, according to the Bell County Sheriff's Department.
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This is not the only pit bull attack of the year.
In that instance, their owner had left them with their dad while she took care of personal issues.
"I'd seen them, but I didn't think they'd be mean like that", James Saylor said.
Authorities are asking the community to keep an eye for the missing dog but urged them not to engage with the animal should they come across it. According to Steele, the pit bulls belong to the Saylors' neighbors, although there hasn't been an official confirmation of this fact. Following the attack, MA councilor Rodney Elliot proposed a citywide ban on pit bulls.
"They were just a super nice couple, and I can't even begin to put myself in his shoes".
Two pitbulls killed a Kentucky woman and injured her husband on Christmas Eve.