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14-year old killed in fatal dog mauling in Dighton


Police are actively investigating an apparent fatal dog mauling, which occurred this evening in Dighton.

At 7:59 p.m. this evening, Dighton Police received a 911 call regarding the discovery of a deceased male on the property of 2577 Maple Swamp Road. The 911 call was placed by a neighbor, who found the deceased.

The deceased is a 14-year-old from Rehoboth. Foul play is not suspected at this time. The dogs are being taken into the custody of animal control in the area.

As the investigation into the incident has just begun, no further information can be released at this time.

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