Burleson Baby Dies After Dog Attack

BURLESON (AP) – A 3-month-old North Texas boy has died after being mauled by a family dog as police investigated a domestic disturbance.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office on Tuesday identified the victim as Bruce Rayden of Burleson. Officials say the attack happened Monday night and the boy died at a Fort Worth hospital.

Burleson police Cmdr. Cindy Aaron says officers answered a disturbance call at the residence. The dog attacked the baby as officers spoke with family members.

Police did not immediately provide further details Tuesday. Further information on the dog wasn’t immediately released.

Burleson is 10 miles south of Fort Worth.

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