Two children killed, mother injured in dog attack

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 07, 2022 8:34 PM CT | Published: October 07, 2022 3:38 PM CT

The incident occurred in the 700 block of Sylvan Road, where a family dog attacked and killed a 5-month-old boy and a 2-year-old girl. The mother was also attacked and sent to Regional One Health in critical condition. 

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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