A grandmother in Hart County, Georgia, is facing a second-degree murder charge after her dogs fatally mauled her grandson. According to WSBTV News, the two-year-old boy was attacked and killed by 70-year-old Sandra Adams’ two dogs, described as pit bulls, on Tuesday.
The little boy, whose identity has not yet been released, was being cared for by Adams at the time – the grievously injured child was rushed to an urgent care center, but the wounds proved to be fatal. According to WSPA News, in addition to the second-degree murder charge, Adams is also facing charges for cruelty to children second degree and involuntary manslaughter.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has indicated that Adams has been cited “multiple times” by the local authorities for an ordinance maintaining disorderly animals. The dogs were seized and will be put down after a 24 to 48 hour period of observation, reported 11 Alive News.
Another child, 4 years of age, was killed by dogs in Texas last Thursday – read the story here.
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