A family in Georgia is in morning after their babysitter’s dog killed their five-month-old daughter. Clayton County Police Sgt. Ashanti Marbury stated that the dog, a German Shepard, mauled the little girl Tuesday at a home in Forest Park, Georgia.
According to ABC News, the babysitter, a longtime friend of the baby’s family, told police that he put the baby down to sleep and then fell asleep in another room. Around 3 o’clock Wednesday morning, someone reported the little girl had been killed by the dog.
According to the family of the child, the dog had been around the baby since she was born.
The police stated that no charges have been filed; however, the dog was euthanized
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