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Police: Family Dog Kills 4-Year-Old

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A Brooklyn boy was fatally mauled by a family dog Friday in a split-second attack that may have been prevented.

Jayelin Graham, a 4-year-old boy, was killed when the dog, a Cane Corso Mastif, erupted in a violent rage, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. No one seems to know what set off the dog, but apparently the animal was already a known menace in the neighborhood.

"Within a split second it happened," Calandra Jubeark, the boy's aunt, told WABC-TV. e "[Saquina Jubeark, the boy's mother] said, 'The dog wouldn't let go.' It's painful."

The dog's owners maintain the dog did not have a vicious nature, but neighbors seem to disagree, accoridng to ABC. >>>CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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