9-07-21 (Update) Elderly Woman Who Succumbed to Dog Attack Injuries Identified

Hawai‘i Police Department
Criminal Investigation Section – Area I
Lieutenant Rio S. Amon-Wilkins
Phone: (808) 961-2252
Report No.: 21-067388

Media Release

Hawai‘i Island police have identified the 85-year-old woman that was attacked by multiple dogs on August 14, 2021, in Kea‘au as Dolores Teresa Oskins, of Kea‘au. Oskins succumbed to her injuries on Sunday, September 5.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday, September 10, to determine the exact cause of death. A previous release erroneously stated the autopsy was to be performed on August 10.

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