Inquest to open into baby bitten by dog

Harry Harper died after being bitten by a dog in Telford, Shropshire. Credit: Family handout

An inquest is expected to open today into the death of a one-week-old baby boy who died after being bitten by his pet dog in Shropshire.

Harry Harper was attacked by a Jack Russell in Telford in November 2012.

He was pronounced dead after being taken to Telford's Princess Royal Hospital.

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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.