Texas Boy, 7, Killed by Pit Bulls

Dogs, shot by police, said to belong to neighbors
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted May 19, 2008 2:10 PM CDT
A Texas boy was found today, apparently mauled by pitbulls.   (Shutterstock)
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(Newser) – A 7-year-old Texas boy was apparently mauled to death yesterday by two pit bulls, writes the Abilene Reporter. Police responding to a 911 call discovered Tanner Joshua Monk’s body on the side of a road, with two dogs nearby. The deputies were forced to kill the dogs, which belonged to a neighbor of Monk’s family, when the animals attacked them.