A young girl died Friday night after being attacked by a dog at a home in Fort Worth.
Police were called to the 1400 block of Oak Grove Road just after 5 p.m.
Officers found the 4-year-old girl who had been attacked by the family dog in the backyard. She was taken to a nearby hospital, but later died.
Fort Worth Animal Control currently has custody of the dog involved in the attack.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner identified the child as Elayah Brown. Her cause of death has not been determined.
“Anytime there is a loss of life, it’s a tragic incident. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and all first responders that responded to this call,” Fort Worth Police Chief Neil Noakes said.
The Fort Worth Police Department continues to investigate.