Published November 20, 2014
A baby girl just three days old was mauled to death by a dog as she sat in a baby swing at her family's Ohio home.
Makayla Darnell was attacked by the family pet, identified by the Toledo Blade as a four or five-year-old pit bull, as she sat in the living room of the Beaverdam home.
Her parents -- Audrianna Myers and Jared Darnell -- who were in the kitchen said they did not hear a sound from either the baby or the dog until after Thursday evening's attack. They rushed Makayla to the hospital, but she could not be saved.
"It all appeared to happen in a matter of seconds," an investigator said.
The dog has been seized and an autopsy was being carried out on Makayla.