Toddler mauled to death by family pit bull

Toddler mauled to death by family pit bull

April 25, 2013 Updated Apr 25, 2013 at 12:17 PM CDT

A tragic story from Georgia on Wednesday.

According to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, police said a 2-year-old boy was mauled to death Wednesday by his family's pit bull inside their home.

Authorities said the dog, which has been the family's pet for eight years, attacked the boy while his mother was using the restroom, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution report.

Read the Atlanta Journal-Constitution report HERE.