Girl attacked by family dog dies

22-month-old girl who was attacked by the family dog last week has died.Deriah Solem was attacked by her family’s 80-pound pit bull mix Thursday night. She died Saturday at an area hospital.Police say Deriah’s siblings, 5 and 8-years-old, ran to a neighbor’s house to get help while their grandmother tried to get the dog to stop attacking. The neighbor had to stab the dog repeatedly to get it to release its grip on the girl.Deriah was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital and then airlifted to a St. Louis hospital with critical injuries.Her grandmother lost the tips of several fingers in the attack. Her siblings were not injured.

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