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Pitbull mauls 3-week-old girl to death after she was left alone with 3 dogs

By Mason White 3:04 PM May 29, 2017
Susannah Jean Murray with 3 pit bulls
Susannah Jean Murray with 3 pit bulls
By: William Martin

(Scroll down for video) Police launched an investigation after a newborn baby lost her life while alone with three dogs, according to police in Michigan.

Grand Rapids police said that Susannah Jean Murray, was pronounced dead on Friday morning, after being attacked by the family dog.

The incident began at a residence in the 1100 block of Kalamazoo Avenue SE at approximately 6:00 p.m. on Thursday.

A preliminary investigation indicates that the 3-week-old girl was left alone in the house with 3 pitbulls. When an adult checked on the infant, the girl had a severe head injury and one of the dogs had blood around its mouth.

The infant was transported to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, where she received emergency surgery. The infant was pronounced dead 7 hours later.

All three dogs were taken to the Kent County Animal Shelter, where they were placed under quarantine. No arrests have been made.

The mother of the child, Michelle Murray, said that she was outside on the porch of the house for just 5 minutes when the incident happened.