Pet lion attacks 5-year-old boy

Incident date: 
Dec 4 1999
Date reported: 
Dec 4 1999
Date Published: 
Dec 4 1999 - 06:00
City: 
Williamsville
State: 
Missouri
Category: 
Human Injury
Name: 
Pet lion attacks 5-year-old boy
Headline: 
Pet lion attacks 5-year-old boy
Summary: 

A pet tiger, chained in a yard, mauled a 5-year-old boy. The boy suffered puncture wounds to his throat and head. The lion was killed.

Publication: 
Associated Press