Wednesday, April 30, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A 5 year old boy from Santa Elena town, Cayo was viciously attacked by dog this afternoon.
According to reports received, the little boy, identified as Christopher Jones was playing in a yard on Zaiden Street in Santa Elena town when he was mauled by the dog.
One person who witnessed the aftermath of the mauling said that the boy was bitten and torn up badly, mostly in his head. The witness describe the aftermath as “horrifying.”
The attack, according to reports, was so bad that the boy’s scalp was ripped and he had several holes in his face, apparently teeth marks from the dog.
The little boy, an Infant I studwnt of the Santa Elena R.C. School, was rushed to the San Ignacio community hospital for medical treatment.
Late this evening, he was being prepared for transfer to the Karl Heunser Memorial Hospital in Belize City for further medical treatment.
Information received says that the dog was euthanized shortly after the attack.
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