No charges in dog mauling that killed 7-year-old girl

RCMP in Manitoba say they won't lay charges in the death of a seven-year-old girl who was mauled by two Alaskan malamute dogs near Oakbank, Man., last month.
An Alaskan malamute competes in the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in February. Two Alaskan malamutes mauled a seven-year-old girl near Oakbank, Man., in March. The dogs have since been euthanized. (Frank Franklin II/The Associated Press)

RCMP in Manitoba say they won't lay charges in the death of a seven-year-old girl who was mauled by two Alaskan malamute dogs near Oakbank, Man., last month.

The girl was attacked on March 16 by the two dogs, which belonged to friends of the girl's family.

RCMP announced on Thursday they have finished their investigation and won't lay any criminal charges.

The dogs, three-year-old malamutes named Shadow and Bear, were seized and euthanized after the attack.