Henderson baby dies after being bitten by Rottweiler

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HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - Police in Henderson say a baby girl has died after being bitten by a dog.

Police officers, animal control officials and the Henderson Fire Department were called to a home about 8 a.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived, authorities say they found a 15-month-old girl suffering from a dog bite from a Rottweiler.

The girl was taken to Henderson Hospital, where she died.

The 4-year-old dog was owned by a friend of the child's family and was euthanized at the owner's request.

Police say it's unclear what led to the child being bitten,

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the Clark County coroner's office will identify the child, as well as her cause and manner of death.

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