Baby killed by relative's dog in Dayton, Ohio

An autopsy was to be performed Monday on a 7-month-old boy killed in a dog attack.
By Frances Burns   |   July 21, 2014 at 11:44 AM

DAYTON, Ohio, July 21 (UPI) -- A 7-month-old boy was attacked and killed by the dog of a relative who was caring for him, said police in Dayton, Ohio.

Jonathon Quarles Jr., who lives in Indianapolis, was spending the day Sunday with a woman described as his step-grandmother. Police said he died after the attack in the woman's home.

The death is being investigated and an autopsy was to be performed Monday.

According to Montgomery County Animal Resource Center records, an American Staffordshire terrier is registered at the step-grandmother's address. The breed is a middle-sized dog that resembles a pit bull.

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