Newborn baby attacked, killed by family dog, sheriff says

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The sheriff said the attack happened at a home on Gillsville Highway, in a bedroom where the 3-week-old girl was sleeping. 

The baby was rushed to Northeast Georgia Medical Center with serious injuries, where she died, officials said

Hall County Animal Control took custody of the dog, which belonged to the family. Officials said the dog was a husky mix. 

Hall County Sheriff's investigators are conducting a death investigation. So far, no one has been charged. 

The name of the baby has not been released. 

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