Family dog kills 4-day-old baby girl, police say
Published: Dec. 22, 2022 at 5:28 PM CST
CAVE SPRINGS, Ark. (Gray News) - Police in Arkansas say a baby has died after it was bitten by a dog.
According to the Cave Springs Police Department, officers responded to a home on Dec. 14 regarding a family dog that bit a four-day-old baby.
Authorities said the newborn suffered severe injuries to her head and was transported to a hospital.
The baby girl was flown to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock but eventually died.
According to police, the dog, a 3-year-old Siberian Husky, was seized and euthanized by a veterinary service in accordance with state law.
Cave Springs police did not immediately identify the family involved but said the incident remains under investigation.
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