Child attacked by dog in SC dies

Dog attack (Photo: MGN Online)

BRUNSON, SC (AP) — A 6-year-old boy has died in South Carolina’s Hampton County after being attacked by a dog.

Deputies responded to a home in Brunson on Wednesday for a report of a dog attack. When deputies arrived, WSAV-TV reports they found the child dead.

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The boy’s name has not been released.

Hampton County Animal Control found the dog, a Pitbull breed, and it has since been euthanized.

The case is being investigated by the State Law Enforcement Division.