Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Baby dies in dog attack

NORTH CAROLINA -- WECT has learned that a 9-day-old baby has died after a dog attack in Clarkton.

Officials say the 9-day-old baby girl was attacked by one or more dogs Tuesday afternoon. A call to EMS came in around 4 pm.

Crews took the baby to Bladen County Hospital in Elizabethtown, but she died from her injuries.

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office is working with the District Attorney on the investigation, to determine exactly what happened.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has been called to help process the scene and interview witnesses.

No charges have been filed in connection to the attack.