A 1-year-old woman has died in Ohio after a pit bull mauled her whereas she was being babysat at a relative’s house, authorities mentioned.
Kavay Louis-Calderon was attacked by at the least one of many household’s two canine when her uncle who was watching her stepped exterior Sunday morning, news station WJW-TV reported.
The uncle was arguing with a girl on the entrance porch of the Akron house.
“The little girl was left inside the house with the two family pets and as this disturbance, fight, was occurring outside, it’s believed that the dogs reacted and turned their aggression to this beautiful 16-month-old little girl,” Akron Police Chief Steve Mylett advised the outlet.
The toddler was taken to a hospital however was pronounced useless a short while later, police mentioned.
Police mentioned the 2 pooches had been impounded by animal management officers on the scene.
At least one of many canine was identified to be a vicious animal as the results of an assault on a postal service, the outlet reported.
But authorities declined to say whether or not costs can be filed towards the canine’s proprietor.
“I’m reluctant to lay blame or responsibility on anybody right now,” Myler advised the outlet. “At this point, the family is mourning the loss of a 16-month-old baby. But rest assured, we’re going to get to the bottom of what happened.”