Three-year-old child dies after being attacked by a pitbull dog in southwest Bahia | Bahia

Three-year-old child dies after being attacked by a pitbull dog in southwest Bahia | Bahia
Three-year-old child dies after being attacked by a pitbull dog in southwest Bahia | Bahia

A three-year-old boy died after being attacked by a pitbull dog, on the morning of this Monday (19), in Jequié, in the southwest of Bahia. The case took place on Rua Manelito Rebouças, in the Mandacaru neighborhood.

Initially, the Military Police stated that it was a girl. The information was corrected by the Civil Police. The boy was identified as Guilherme Santos Sena.

Agents of the 19th Military Police Battalion (BPM) were called by the Mobile Emergency Care Service (Samu), which provided care for the child. According to the PM, the victim could not resist the injuries and died at the scene. The area was cordoned off for the investigation and removal of the body.

According to the Civil Police, witnesses said that the animal attacked the victim with bites on the neck and head, when the child opened the kitchen door of the house that gave access to the backyard, where the animal was loose.

With the family’s permission, the military neutralized the dog, which was killed in the action. Guilherme’s death will be investigated by the 1st Territorial Police Station of Jequié.

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