Pit bull mauls Baker City boy to death

September 28, 2013 

— The attack on the 5-year-old boy took place Friday morning, District Attorney Matt Shirtcliff told the Baker City Herald (http://is.gd/1iEHCC ), and remains under investigation.

The boy was at a friend's home when the dog attacked.

Police Chief Wyn Lohner says the pit bull has been impounded and poses no further threat. He says more information will be released Monday.

The boy has been identified as Jordan Ryan of Baker City.

A memorial will be held Sunday night in front of the kindergarten he attended. An organizer, Cassie Glerup, says candles will be lit and balloons will be released.

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