A 10-year-old boy from the Eastern Cape was mauled to death by his family’s two Pitbulls at his Gelvandale, Antia Drive in Port Elizabeth home on Monday afternoon.
“It is said that at about 1:15 p.m., the police were told about the incident, and when they got there, they shot both dogs inside the house. In addition, it is alleged that Storm Nuku and two other kids were inside the house with the canines.” Col. Naidu said,
She said the boy died at the scene from injuries.
“At this time, it is unclear what had happened when the two dogs turned on the boy.”
Police had to put down both dogs, according to Col Naidu.
Col Naidu said an inquest docket will be opened for further investigation.