A western Pennsylvania woman will spend three years on probation, including six months on house arrest, after pleading guilty to child endangerment in the mauling death of her newborn son by the family’s pet Husky.
Allegheny County Police are filing a single count of “harboring a dangerous animal in which injury or death occurs” against Brandy Furlong. It is considered a first class misdemeanor. She faces a magistrate’s hearing.
A court hearing was held today over the fate of the dog blamed in the death of a newborn baby in McKeesport last month.
A dog that mauled a baby in McKeesport last week has been seized and quarantined. The Allegheny County District Attorney’s office obtained a court order Thursday to take the Husky away from his new owners in Churchill.
Dog law violations filed against the mother of a newborn that was mauled by a Husky have been dropped.