Police have said a baby boy who died in Shropshire yesterday was attacked by a Jack Russell.
Police and paramedics were called to a house on Woodside Road in Ketley around 8.00 am yesterday morning.
The baby was taken to Princess Royal Hospital in Telford by died soon after.
Detective Chief Inspector Neil Jamieson said:
"Our investigation is ongoing but it appears that the baby died as a result of a dog bite. The dog in question was a family pet - a Jack Russell - and this animal has been put down.
"A post mortem will be taking place to establish the exact cause of this baby's death but at this stage it does appear to be a tragic accident."
More top news
A man convicted of preparing to commit acts of terror has today pleaded guilty to possessing a hand-written bomb making recipe in prison.
A man who punctured his dog’s heart after stabbing him twice in the chest, then dumping the body in a wheelie bin, has been jailed.
Divers have spent two days searching the lake at Delapre Abbey and the articles found will now undergo forensic assessment.