Accident – Death – Obituary News : RAYTOWN, Mo. — A tragic incident unfolded in Raytown as a 15-year-old boy lost his life in an apparent dog attack. The Raytown Police Department is currently conducting an investigation into the incident, which occurred on November 14 in the vicinity of E. 77th Street and Elm Avenue.
At approximately 3:40 p.m., Raytown police received a distress call reporting an unresponsive person at a residence. Responding swiftly, officers discovered the teenager with severe injuries. The victim, identified as Makai Williams, was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. However, tragically, he succumbed to his injuries on November 17.
Upon further examination, police determined that Williams’ injuries were the result of a dog mauling. Two American Bully mixed breed dogs, believed to be responsible for the attack, have been impounded from the home where the incident occurred. The investigation is ongoing, and no arrests have been made at this time.
Such incidents serve as a reminder of the importance of responsible pet ownership. While dogs can be loving companions, it is crucial for owners to ensure their pets are well-trained and socialized. Additionally, proper supervision is necessary, especially when interacting with children and other animals.
The Raytown Police Department is working diligently to gather all the necessary evidence and information related to this tragic incident. They are determined to bring justice to Makai Williams and his grieving family.
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As this unfortunate incident continues to be investigated, the Raytown community mourns the loss of Makai Williams and extends its deepest sympathies to his family and friends..