Family of week-old baby release statement following inquest

The family of an eight-day-old baby boy has released a statement following an inquest that recorded 'accidental death', after he was bitten by a pet dog in November 2012.

Harry Harper died at his grandparents' home in Telford, Shropshire.

Phil Shakesheff from West Mercia Police, read out the family statement outside Wellington Civic Centre today (April 9).

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Baby dog bite inquest

An inquest is continuing into the death of Harry Harper – a one-week old baby boy – who died after being bitten by his pet dog in Telford, Shropshire.