3-day-old child in Fresno mauled to death by family's dogs

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3-Day-Old Child In Fresno Mauled To Death By Family's Dogs

A mother in Fresno, California who walked away from her 3-day-old baby for only moments is now mourning the loss of the child, notes KFSN.

The Fresno Bee is reporting that early Monday, the woman, whose name has not been released, left her newborn on a sofa while she went to open a door and let in some fresh air.

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She knew her brother's 2 dogs were in the yard, but thought they were tied up, according to WGHP.

Soon after, she heard crying and rushed over to find the animals had gotten in and mauled the child.

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A Russian police officer holds a puppy, named Dobrynya, before presenting it to French police in the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. Russian police puppy Dobrynya will take place of a French service dog Diesel which died in a special operation held in Paris on November 18. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
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French Ambassador in Russia, Jean Maurice Ripert, holds a puppy, named Dobrynya, as his wife Yael and Russian Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Igor Zubov, left, smile during a presentation ceremony of the puppy to French police in the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. Russian police puppy Dobrynya will take place of a French service dog Diesel which died in a special operation held in Paris on November 18. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
A Russian police officer holds a puppy, named Dobrynya, as a French police officer smiles before presenting the puppy to French police in the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. Russian police puppy Dobrynya will take place of a French service dog Diesel which died in a special operation held in Paris on November 18. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
A puppy, named Dobrynya, sits before a ceremony of presenting it to French police in the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. Russian police puppy Dobrynya will take place of a French service dog Diesel which died in a special operation held in Paris on November 18. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
A Russian police officer holds a puppy, named Dobrynya, before presenting it to French police in the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. Russian police puppy Dobrynya will take the place of a French service dog Diesel which died in a special operation held in Paris on November 18. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
In this undated photo provided by the Russian Interior Ministry, a Russian police officer holds a puppy, named Dobrynya, Russian Interior Ministry said Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 that it will send a puppy to their French counterparts as a sign of solidarity. According to the letter signed by Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, the ministry hopes that a puppy - named Dobrynya - will take a place of French service dog 'Diesel' which died in a special operation held in Paris on November 18. (AP Photo/Russian Interior Ministry Press Service)
This is an undated photo provided by the Russian Interior Ministry of a puppy, named Dobrynya. Russian Interior Ministry said Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 that it will send a puppy to their French counterparts as a sign of solidarity. According to the letter signed by Russia's Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, the ministry hopes that a puppy - named Dobrynya - will take the place of French service dog 'Diesel' which died in a special operation held in Paris on November 18. (AP Photo/Russian Interior Ministry Press Service)
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The baby was rushed to the hospital, but could not be saved.

Sgt. Dan Macias with Fresno police said, "At this point, we believe it was an unfortunate accident."

Both dogs have been surrendered by the woman's brother and, according to an SPCA spokesperson, will be put down.

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