ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) - The mother of a Georgia toddler who slipped outside through a doggie door and was mauled to death by her family's seven dogs has been charged with child cruelty.
Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith Tuesday says 18-year-old Summer Laminack surrendered Tuesday in the southeastern Georgia county.
Authorities have said Laminack's 18-month-old daughter, Monica, was mauled to death in the backyard of their Ellabell home by pit bulls and pit bull mixes.
Smith says Laminack is free on $5,000 bond. A call to Laminack's attorney was not immediately returned.
Ellabell is about 30 miles west of Savannah.