Fort Worth 4-year-old girl dies after being mauled by family dog

The young Fort Worth girl dies after being mistreated by a family dog

A young girl in Fort Worth was killed after police alleged she was mistreated by a family dog.

A 4-year-old girl in Fort Worth was killed after police alleged she was mistreated by a family dog.

Fort Worth Police received the call shortly after 5 p.m. from a house on Oak Grove Road in southeast Fort Worth.

Police said the girl was attacked by a family dog ​​in the back yard. She was taken to Cook Children’s where she was later pronounced dead.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the girl as Elayah Brown.

Animal Control was seen getting in and out. There were two dogs brought into the animal control unit outside the house.

The police would not say whether or not both dogs were involved in the attack. However, one of the dogs was led back into the house and not taken away from animal control.

Fort Worth Police say the crimes against the Children’s Unit have been reported and will investigate the attack.

“Every time lives are lost it is a tragic incident. Our thoughts and prayers go out to families and any first responders who responded to this call.” said boss Neil Noakes.

Police said the only dog ​​responsible for the attack was taken into custody by Fort Worth Animal Care and Control and the mixed breed dog was humanely euthanized Saturday morning.

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