Family Dog Kills Child (1978)

Family Dog Kills Child

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say 1-year-old Joseph Keating of Carrick was pulled from his basinet by a family dog and mauled to death.

Authorities believe the attack Friday was made by a 2-year-old Siberian husky, but the family’s other two dogs, a collie and a mongrel, were also taken to an animal shelter.

The victim was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Keating.

Source: Family Dog Kills Child, The Gettysburg Times, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 21 January 1978, p. 7.

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