The station reports the incident happened at a home Saturday about noon.
Police said the boy was throwing a temper tantrum at a family friend’s home. While a woman was trying to calm him down, the dog, a Bull Mastiff, came from another room and attacked the child.
The woman tried to separate the two but was unsuccessful and called for her husband to help. The boy was taken to a hospital and pronounced deceased, according to THV11.com.
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