Baby died from dog bite to head

A week-old baby who was killed after being bitten by a dog in Telford in Shropshire died from a "significant" head injury.

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Dog understood to have been put down after baby dies

It is understood the dog involved in the death of a one-week-old baby in Shropshire, has been put down.

Police and ambulance were called to an address in Woodside Road, Ketley, about a young baby that was unwell.

He was taken to the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford by paramedics but died soon after.

As in all cases of the death of a young child, West Mercia Police has launched an investigation to establish the exact circumstances.

– West Mercia Police spokesman

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