Boy, 11, killed in dog attack at south Edmonton home: police | CBC News

Police are investigating the death of an 11-year-old boy following a dog attack in south Edmonton on Monday.

Officers responded to a report of a dog attack at a residence in the area of 82nd Street and 11th Avenue S.W. around 8 p.m. Monday, the Edmonton Police Service said in a news release.

Police found a severely injured boy who “had been attacked by two very large dogs,” the news release said.

Police attempted life-saving measures until emergency medical services arrived. 

The child was declared dead on scene.

The dogs were taken by Animal Control peace officers.

Police said the child was visiting a home in the Summerside neighbourhood and that the dogs belong to a person who lives at the home.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday.


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