Probe launched in death of child after being bitten by dog in Astrakhan Region

The Astrakhan Region Office of the Investigative Committee has opened an investigation in the death of a child having been bitten by a dog under Part 1 of Article 109 of the RF Criminal Code.

Investigation has found out that on the morning of 23 December 2017, in a house in Pirogov Street in Trusovskoi District in the town of Astrakhan, a German shepherd attacked a 4-year-old daughter of the owner of the house walking in the yard. The child’s mother was inside the house at the moment of the incident. The girl was taken to a hospital where she later died.

An investigative team is working at the site looking into all the circumstances surrounding the incident. The investigation continues.