Organized by: Carolyn Gundrum
The 9-year old boy mauled to death by a pit bull has been identified as Derion Stevenson. The dog was euthanized earlier today, The Associated Press reports. On Wednesday, Derion was visiting the dog owner's home on Duck Hill Springs Drive when the pit bull exited the house and attacked him. Derion was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, where he later died. The 3-year-old pit bull mixed-breed named Left Eye was euthanized after it was surrendered by its owners to animal control officers. - Associated Press I am the Librarian at Wengert Elementary School, where Derion was one of my students. His family needs your help to defray costs for this tragic accident. Please help.