A 4-year-old girl was attacked and killed by her family’s newly adopted dog while attempting to give the dog a treat.
At a family home in the 63000 block of W. Fish Lake Road in Sherman Township, north of Sturgis, a 4-year-old girl was killed and her mother was injured late Sunday afternoon when they were attacked by their new family dog in St. Joseph County.
The mother was hurt while trying to protect her daughter. She was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. But on the other hand, Kiyana was said to had succumbed to her injuries by Police and emergency medical staff by the time they arrived at the scene.
The dog was reported to be an addition member of the family after the death of former pet dog.
The dog is presently now in custody of animal control.