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9-year-old killed in apparent dog attack in Arkansas

Police say they responded to a call of a large crowd of more than 300 people at a convenience store on the east end of the beach. (MGN)
Police say they responded to a call of a large crowd of more than 300 people at a convenience store on the east end of the beach. (MGN)(WJHG)
Published: May. 29, 2020 at 8:55 AM CDT
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An Arkansas boy was killed in an apparent dog attack, according to authorities.

In a Facebook post, the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call on Thursday, May 28, from a woman who said her son went missing from Mt. Vernon.

The mother told deputies that her 9-year-old boy went out to check the mail and didn’t return. She said she also noticed several dogs running from a field near her home.

The boy was found dead in the field from an “apparent dog attack.”

An investigation led to the questioning of two people by authorities, the post said.

The Conway Animal Shelter took custody of two dogs from a Faulkner County residence.

The incident remains under investigation.

‪On Thursday morning at a 9:15 a.m., the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a 9-year-old boy who...

Posted by Faulkner County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, May 28, 2020

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