Account Login/Registration

Access KelownaNow using your Facebook account, or by entering your information below.


Facebook


OR


Register

Privacy Policy

Boy, 11, killed by 'very large dogs' in Edmonton

An 11-year-old boy has been killed by two “very large dogs” in Edmonton, police have said.

It happened on Monday night just before 8 pm, according to Edmonton Police Service.

“Upon arrival, officers located a severely injured 11-year-old boy who had been attacked by two very large dogs,” police explained in a news release.

“Police attempted lifesaving measures until EMS attended the scene very shortly after and ultimately declared the child deceased.”

<who> Photo credit: 123RF

The dogs were seized by animal control officers, police added.

They said the dogs belong to an unidentified person who lives at the home, near 82 Street and 11 Avenue SW, that the boy was visiting.

Police said they are investigating and that an autopsy is planned for Wednesday.

No further details were provided.



If you get value from KelownaNow and believe local independent media is important to our community we ask that you please consider subscribing to our daily newsletter.

If you appreciate what we do, we ask that you consider supporting our local independent news platform.


Send your comments, news tips, typos, letter to the editor, photos and videos to news@kelownanow.com.




weather-icon
Sun
13℃

weather-icon
Mon
15℃

weather-icon
Tue
20℃

weather-icon
Wed
19℃

weather-icon
Thu
19℃

weather-icon
Fri
17℃

current feed webcam icon

Recent Livestream




Top Stories

Follow Us

Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Youtube Listen on Soundcloud Follow Our TikTok Feed Follow Our RSS Follow Our pinterest Feed
Follow Our Newsletter
Privacy Policy

Quick Links