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Toddler attacked by pitbull

PRESCOTT, ARKANSAS (KSLA) - A two-year old Arkansas boy is dead tonight after being attacked by a pit bull. The little boy has now been identified as Matthew Clayton Hurt of Prescott, Arkansas. The toddler reportedly wandered into the backyard of the chained pit bull.

Little two year old Matthew Hurt was at his babysitter's just before 10 this morning. Matthew wandered 4 blocks away, into the backyard where the pit bull was chained but still managed to attack, killing him.

A lady was walking nearby and asked for help after she saw the child in the backyard, they ran to see what was going on...but it was too late.

As you can imagine, the people nearby were disturbed and very shaken up after their discovery.

"He wasn't moving at all he was bitten all on his throat across his face just limp," Bridgette Monroe said.

Right now, the Arkansas State Police are still investigating this deadly pit bull attack. No charges have been filed at this time and even the investigators are even having a tough time dealing with this.


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