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Baby Bitten By Dog Died From Head Injury
A week-old baby who was killed after being bitten by a dog died from a "significant" head injury, it has been confirmed.
Harry Harper died in hospital on Tuesday morning after paramedics were called to a house in Woodside Road in Ketley, near Telford.
He had been with his mother at his grandparents' house when he was attacked by the family-owned Jack Russell and was pronounced dead after being taken to the Princess Royal Hospital.
The dog has since been put down.
A post-mortem examination concluded the cause of death was a significant head injury, West Mercia Police said. At the time, Harry's family said they were "absolutely devastated" by his death.
Superintendent Nav Malik, police commander in Telford, said: "The investigation into this sad incident is ongoing and it is likely to continue for some time."
However, the incident continues to be treated as a tragic accident.
A statement from Harry's relatives following his death said: "As a family we are absolutely devastated by Harry's death and have no words to describe the loss we have suffered."
what do you think?
Bless you. Harry,maybe doga could be muzzled around children ans when visitors are in rhw house
I finding this even sadder than i did when this news first broke.the poor parents must devastated, though i wonder how the dog managed to reach the baby from the floor.very tragic indeed.
Very sad but should never leave babies and children with dogs especially not their own.
So tragic bless lil Harry and his family, truly devastating