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Kotzebue Police Kill Dog Suspected in Fatal Attack
Police in Kotzebue have killed a dog believed to have killed a 5-year-old boy over the weekend.
ANCHORAGE- Police in Kotzebue have killed a dog believed to have killed a 5-year-old boy over the weekend.
Police captured the husky-mix dog near where the boy's body was found.
Jordan Lee Reed was found dead early Sunday in field on the outskirts of Kotzebue. He was reported missing Saturday night.
Police said the boy had been playing in front of his family's home that evening.
The state Bureau of Vital Statistics says it's the fifth time a canine has killed a child in the last 10 years in Alaska.