ST. MARYS, W.Va. (AP) -- Pleasants County authorities have euthanized two dogs that attacked and killed a 2-year-old boy.
The sheriff's office says the mixed-breed dogs were euthanized over the weekend following a 10-day quarantine period.
Police said earlier that Jack Redin of St. Marys was attacked after he wandered into a neighbor's yard on June 13. The boy was dead when his father found him.
The dogs were confined by an underground electronic fence.
No charges have been filed. The investigation is continuing.
Sheriff's Deputy Steve McFarland says the death of 2-year-old Jack Redin remains under investigation. No charges have been filed.
McFarland says Redin was attacked after he wandered into a neighbor's yard Wednesday afternoon. Two mixed-breed dogs were in the yard but police haven't determined whether both animals attacked the boy.
McFarland says the boy was dead when his father found him.
The dogs remain under a quarantine at a veterinarian's clinic.
Funeral services for Redin are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Kimes Funeral Home in Parkersburg.
The incident happened Wednesday afternoon in St. Mary’s, W.Va.
Authorities say the boy walked over to the neighbor's yard while playing and 2 mixed-breed dogs attacked and killed him.
The child's father found him behind the neighbor's home.
Officials say the dogs have been removed from the home and are under quarantine at a veterinarian clinic pending further legal proceedings.
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