Newborn Baby Tragically Mauled To Death By Family Dog

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A newborn baby has died after being mauled to death by his family’s pet dog in Central Coast.

On Sunday July 11 at 2:18am, an American Staffordshire terrier in Jeff Close in Kariong was responsible for the death of a 5 week old baby boy. 

Family Dog Kills Newborn Baby:

A few weeks earlier, that the same dog had been accused of attacking their neighbour’s dog.

When police arrived on the scene, they immediately administrated CPR on the baby.

Unfortunately, both the police and paramedics were unable to revive him. 

The parents of the baby were the only ones at home during the time of the incident, and police have confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances.

It was a traumatic event for all those involved.

A report for the coroner is being prepared and the dog has been seized by the local council.

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12 July 2021

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