The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a dog attack in Corinna that killed a 7-year-old boy.

The sheriff’s office, assisted by the Mayo Regional Hospital Emergency Medical Service ambulance, responded around 5:15 p.m. Saturday to a report of a dog attack on Moody Mills Road in Corinna. Deputies found a 7-year-old boy had been killed as a result of the attack.

The attack remained under investigation Sunday.

No other parties were injured in the attack. The dog was impounded.

Further information was unavailable Sunday morning. Penobscot County Sheriff Troy Morton was unavailable for comment. Charles Gould, animal control officer in Corinna, had no comment, said his wife, Barbara Gould.

“Once we go a little further in the investigation more information will be released,” she said.

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