Springfield - Three-year-old Mirra Kay Neal was napping when two pit bulls she had known and played with all her life seriously mauled her in a completely unprovoked attack requiring 7 hours of surgery. The pit bulls inflicted 82 lacerations with over 52 to just her face.
The pit bulls have been put down. They were owned by a long-time friend of Mirra’s father. A facebook page was set up for her where her parents admonished commenters to not put down pit bulls.
At least this attack was reported. That is a big thing in Illinois where the media usually won’t even report pit bull attacks. A fatal attack, probably committed by a pit bull, in Quincy this year has been completely swept under the rug. This is an extreme disservice to the citizens of Illinois.
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