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Pit bull fatally attacks newborn girl in Florida

DUNNELLON, Fla. โ€” Authorities in Florida say a pit bull climbed into a crib and fatally attacked a 5-day-old girl.

Investigators with the Citrus County Sheriffโ€™s Office say they are investigating the girlโ€™s death as an accident and no criminal charges are expected to be filed.

The Citrus County Chronicle reports the attack took place early last week.

Arriving deputies found a family member performing CPR on the infant, who was still somewhat responsive. The girl was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

A relative told deputies that the dog had jumped on a bed which was next to the bassinet and started attacking the baby girl.

Animal control officers took the pit bull to an animal shelter where the dog was euthanized.

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