Reaction to the tragedy in Riceton Wednesday evening continues to pour in.
Just before 7:00 p.m. police and EMS were called to the small Saskatchewan hamlet southeast of Regina, when they arrived they found a young boy who had been fatally mauled by two Alaskan Malamute dogs.
The boy was six-year-old Cameron Mushanski who was a grade one student in the Prairie Valley School Division .
In a news release the division showed it’s support for the family and added they are providing counseling services to for students and staff of the Milestone School for as long as needed.
“We send our condolences to the family and community members experiencing this tragic loss,” said Ben Grebinski, Director of Education for the Prairie Valley School
Division. “Our focus now is on supporting our students and staff who are grieving this young boy.”
The two dogs were said two be rescues that did not have free roam of the family’s yard.
RCMP, the Chief Coroner and Regina Humane Society are all investigating to determine how the attack happened and what prompted it.