Cape Girardeau child dies after being attacked by dog

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) – Cape Girardeau police say a young child died after being mauled by a dog.

KFVS reports officers who went to the home Friday found a 13-month-old girl had been attacked by a dog that lived at the home.

The child was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Police say the dog was taken to a shelter to be euthanized.

No other details have been released.

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Information from: KFVS-TV

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