Thurs - April 19, 2012 - An 8-year-old girl, not identified because of her age, was spending the night at a friend's house in the Fairfield Estates No.3 Mobile Home Court in Fairfield when she was attacked by a PIT BULL.
The 80-pound dog is owned by BRANDON SKELTON, 27, OF DAYTONA BEACH FL, who was visiting the mother of the friend when the dog turned on the child. It happened around 6:30 am Tuesday morning shortly after the girl got up. The dog bit her 3 or 4 times on the back and one arm. The adults were able to pull the Pit Bull off the girl.
She was taken to Fairfield Memorial Hospital where she received 60 stitches to close her wounds.
Shortly after 3 pm Skelton gave up rights to his dog to the Wayne County Humane Society.
IT WAS PROMPTLY EUTHANIZED !!!!!!!!!!