A WOMAN was tragically mauled to death by her family dog on Friday afternoon.
The 25-year-old, who was alone in the property in Kitts Green, Birmingham at the time of the attack, was later found by a relative.
The victim was was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services.
The dog, said to be a Staffordshire cross, will now "humanely" be put down after it mauled the woman to death.
Police and paramedics rushed to the scene just after 2pm – but the 25-year-old was found dead at the scene after suffering serious injuries.
Cops also confirmed that the dog also lived at the address.
A police spokesman said: "We were called to Sunbeam Way, Shard End, just after 2pm on Friday by a relative.
"Sadly, a woman aged 25 was found dead at the scene after suffering serious injuries believed to have been caused by a family dog which also lived at the address.
"No one else was in the property at the time, and the woman’s family has signed the dog, believed to be a Staffordshire cross, over to police. It will be humanely put to sleep.
"The death is being treated as a tragic incident, but with no suspicious circumstances.
"A file will be prepared for the coroner in due course."
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