Lanett Dog Owner Charged

The owner of a pit bull may pay the price for a deadly attack.

A pit bull killed 70-year-old Barbara Pilkington on February 4th. Lanett Police arrested the dog's owner, 54-year-old Billy Earl Marbury, on Wednesday. Marbury is charged with manslaughter.

Pilkington was on a daily walk when the pit bull attacked her. Neighbors say they made several prior complaints about the dog.

Police say Marbury was also arrested several months ago for beating a dog to death.