Waterloo police identify child killed in dog attack

Police say a dog attack has left a child dead and a woman seriously injured in Iowa. (Source: KCRG)
Published: May. 8, 2023 at 12:36 PM CDT
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WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG) - Police have identified the child who died after being attacked by a dog at a home in Waterloo on Thursday.

Nine-month-old Navy Smith died in the attack, and a 49-year-old woman was taken to the hospital for severe injuries.

It happened at about 7:22 a.m. in the 1200 block of Scott Avenue.

The dog is described as a 9-year-old male boxer/hound mix.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the family with expenses.