Abandoned dog put down after killing child at home of family that was trying to find dog a home

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Last week, the unthinkable happened to a South Carolina family who had been trying to find a new home for a dog that was abandoned on their property. According to multiple sources, someone abandoned a pit bull at the family’s Brunson home, and the homeowner had been trying to find someone to take the dog in.

But on January 20, the dog attacked and killed a six-year-old boy living at the residence. The boy’s mother, Victoria LaBar, wrote on Facebook:

Yes we took in the dog that had been a abandoned by some piece shit, I tested him for over a week with my small animals. Never left my son alone with him. We had been loving and kind, gave him a bed home and love and he still snapped over a week later. He was doing good, till he just wasn’t . All It took was a second and he ended my boy’s life.

LaBar had previously posted that the dog was a “sweet boy” and she expressed dismay that someone would have dumped him; she wrote:

I CAN NOT IMAGINE WHY! He needs a loving home, someone who can be more dedicated to the TLC he needs! I will be looking into all offers , as you can never be to careful homing Pitties! He’s great with other dogs, big and small, Children, big and small, AMD MY CAT! He’s amazing! Truly wish I could keep him!

The boy who died is identified as six-year-old Cameron Jayce Hatfield. The boy was described as “highly intelligent, funny, and always full of life,” on the fundraiser which was established for his family.

Hampton County Animal Control officers responded to the home after the fatal attack and seized the dog to be put down.  The deadly incident is under investigation by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

(Image of dog via public Facebook post)

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