3-Year-Old Oklahoma Boy Mauled to Death by Dog his Family Had Rescued Three Weeks Earlier

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Oklahoma authorities confirm a 3-year-old boy was mauled to death last week by a dog his family had rescued only three weeks ago.

In a statement, the Creek County Sheriff’s Office said they were first called about the fatal attack last Wednesday at about 7:20 p.m.

At first, officials were told a boy was missing just south of Kiefer, Okla.

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SOURCE: PEOPLE, Chris Harris