A 12-day-old baby has reportedly been mauled to death by a dog in Doncaster, United Kingdom.
South Yorkshire Police confirmed the baby boy had suffered serious injuries before passing away in hospital on Sunday.
A 35-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman have since been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter, with both released on bail pending further inquiries.
The dog has been removed from the property, the force confirmed.
A police statement said;
“Police were called to an address on Welfare Road at around 3.30pm on Sunday following reports that a dog had attacked a child.
“On arrival at the property, emergency services discovered a 12-day-old baby boy had been bitten by a dog and suffered serious injuries.
“The child was taken to hospital, but sadly died a short time later.
“A 35-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter. They have now been bailed while enquiries continue.
“The dog has been removed from the address.”
In other news, a man reportedly turned to dog in Port Harcourt, Rivers state on Thursday, January 31st. He was stoned to death by residents of the neighborhood moments after his transformation.
Although, no report of missing has been filed, the man allegedly turned into an animal in Garrison, Port Harcourt. This occurred moments after he dropped from his car on Thursday afternoon.
The information was published by a Facebook user.
The source further explained that the man was lynched by the angry after they discovered he turned into a dog.