NC Child Attacked By Family Dog Dies

ROCKY MOUNT, NC — ROCKY MOUNT, NC (WNCN) - A 1-year-old Rocky Mount girl has died after being viciously attacked by her family's dog, according to the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office.

The attack occurred on Oct. 22 at a home located on N.C. Highway 43, authorities said. Deputies received a call from the home regarding a dog actively attacking a child.

According to the sheriff's office, the 6-year-old dog was the family's pet and was "slinging the child around in its mouth."

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