Sara Hay suffered the horrific injuries when a Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog stormed into her Tillydrone flat and clamped its teeth around the neck of her own dog Honey.
John Patterson, 39, said Sharyn Stewart, 53, revealed she took the life of a man during a get-together at a house in Pennan Road, Aberdeen, on January 2 2018.
An Aberdeen road will temporarily close for three days while a telecommunications firm carries out works.
A man was taken to hospital after a street fight in Aberdeen.
At least five North-east properties have been targeted by thieves in an early morning spree.