6-year-old boy dies after being attacked by dog in Hampton Co.

ByWTOC Staff|January 21, 2021 at 1:44 PM EST - Updated January 21 at 2:21 PM

HAMPTON COUNTY, S.C. (WTOC) - A 6-year-old boy died after being attacked by a dog in Hampton County, according to the sheriff’s office.

The Hampton County Sheriff’s Office states in a news release that deputies responded to Mullins Ford Road in Brunson on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Deputies located the 6-year-old, who was deceased.

Hampton County Animal Control also responded to the scene. The dog was located, apprehended and has been euthanized.

The case has been turned over to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.

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