Household canine assaults and kills Illinois little one, police say – WFTV
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – A younger woman from Illinois has died after a household canine assaulted her, authorities stated.
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In keeping with WICS and MAGIC WAND, the incident occurred Thursday night time at a house on Indiana Avenue in Springfield. Relations stated the pit bull-Patterdale terrier combine was consuming from its meals bowl when one-year-old A’myrikal Hull approached, media reported. The canine then attacked the toddler, biting his head, Springfield police stated.
Emergency groups transported the kid to a close-by hospital, the place she was pronounced useless shortly earlier than 9:30 p.m., authorities stated.
Cory Painter, the grandmother of Amy’s brother, recounted WICS that the canine had by no means been aggressive and was the toddler’s “finest buddy”. Sangamon County Animal Management is at the moment monitoring the canine for doable rabies, the information station reported.
Springfield Police and the Sangamon County Coroner proceed to analyze the case however haven’t made any arrests, WICS reported.