A three-year-old boy from Elizabeth, New Jersey, died after falling from the window of his home into a dog enclosure, which eventually tore him to pieces. The details of the incident that happened on the afternoon of June 9, told the publication New York Post.
The boy fell from a 10 feet (3 meters) window into the dog enclosure in the backyard. When the police arrived, he was seriously injured and died an hour later in the hospital.
A woman who lives near the house where the tragedy occurred said she saw a man running out of the yard with a bloody child.
“I heard something like a blow, and then shouts:“ Help! No, stop, no, stop, ”said a neighbor who refused to give her name.
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The family's dogs, which were in the backyard enclosure, were picked up by the local animal control service, quarantined and euthanized. According to neighbors, they were pit bulls, but the authorities have not yet named the breed of animals. It is clear from the reports that there were several dogs, but the authorities and neighbors did not name the exact number.
A woman who lives nearby said that the dogs were always aggressive: they jumped on the fence and barked when she passed the house.
It is unclear how and why the child fell; his name was also not disclosed.
No charges have been filed yet, and the police are investigating.