In southwest Iowa, Page County Sheriff Lyle Palmer reports a seven-year-old boy died Thursday afternoon following an attack by the family’s dog. Sheriff Palmer says Page County deputies were called at 4:53 p.m to 709 Glen Avenue in College Springs after the boy had been attacked.
On arrival, deputies found the boy unresponsive and EMS from Clarinda and College Springs were administering CPR. The victim was taken by ambulance to the Clarinda Regional Health Center where he was pronounced dead at 5:50 p.m.
The name of the victim and his family members are being released by authorities pending notification of all family members. Sheriff Palmer says the matter remains under investigation.
(Reporting by Chuck Morris, KMA, Shenandoah)