Thursday, August 7, 2014

Child Death Investigation


August 7, 2014

On August 7, 2014 at approximately 8:30 AM, Deputies from the Levy County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Fanning Springs area of Levy County to the report of a child being injured by multiple dogs.  When Deputies and Levy County Department of Public Safety personnel arrived they discovered a 6 year old male child deceased.  The child had injuries consistent with being attacked by a dog or dogs. 

Deputies immediately set up a scene perimeter and began their investigation.  They were assisted by Levy County Animal Control, the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, the Medical Examiner’s Office and victim services were provide by Another Way, Inc.  Animal Control personnel removed multiple dogs from the property for quarantine purposes. 

The investigation is continuing at this time.  Additional information will be forthcoming after notification has been made of the immediate family members.    




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