Henderson County Sheriff Ed Brady tells us the incident happenend at a home on Highway 136 West, where the boy was visiting friends. Deputies say the child was staring at the dog, when the owner, Robert Santana, says his dog lunged at Weaver biting off his nose and swallowing it. Sheriff Brady says the dog had to be put down as a procedure in order for the nose to be removed from the dog's stomach and sent to medical officials.
A 10-year-old Henderson boy had his nose reattached in Louisville after deputies say a pitbull bit it off and ate it. This happened in Henderson County Wednesday afternoon. The child, Matthew Weaver, was first taken to Henderson Methodist.