Pit bull kills girl, 3 weeks, on floor in car seat - WNEM TV 5

Pit bull kills girl, 3 weeks, on floor in car seat

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DETROIT, MI (AP) -

Detroit police say a pit bull killed a 3-week-old baby after her mother put her car seat on the floor of a house.

Police say the attack happened about 5:45 p.m. Thursday at a home on the city's west side.

A police statement says the 24-year-old mother entered the house and placed the car seat with her daughter on the floor.

Police say the woman "walked away for a moment" and return to see the "pit bull attacking her daughter."

The statement says say the infant was taken to a hospital, where she was declared dead.

Police say they're investigating the dog attack.

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