HENDERSON (KSNV MyNews3) -- The city of Henderson has lost a motion to dismiss the appeal of an animal rights group trying to save the life of a dog that killed a child.
The Nevada Supreme Court denied the motion, dated Friday, to dismiss because is said that the Lexus Project has a right to appeal.
The animal rights group is trying to save Onion the dog after a judge denied they could take the animal to a sanctuary in Colorado.
The 6-year-old mastiff-Rhodesian ridgeback mix killed Jeremiah Eskew-Shahan on April 28 after the boy grabbed the animal’s fur.
The dog is still at the Henderson Animal Control Facility and will be remain there until this issue is resolved.