Sheffield news Tributes to 12-day-old baby mauled to death by 'big fluffy golden dog' MetiNews.Com
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Breaking News ! Neighbours have paid tribute to the newborn baby that was mauled to death by a dog in Doncaster. Floral tributes were left at the gates of the house yesterday (Monday) where the tragic event took place in Welfare Road on Sunday afternoon. Police were called to the property following reports a dog had attacked a child. Paramedics were also called and when they arrived they found a 12-day-old baby boy had been bitten by a dog. He suffered serious injuries and was rushed to hospital but sadly died a short time later. Heartbroken neighbours have paid tribute to the baby boy (Image: Tom Maddick/SWNS) A 35-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter. Paying tribute to the baby, one neighbour told Mirror Online: “It’s just so devastating and it’s really hit home today. "They’ve got three other children and she’s such a lovely mum.” Louise Scott wrote: “Absolutely devastating. Two parents have just lost a child and three other children a brother in terrible circumstances. Sleep tight little man.” Debbie Kitchen, who knows the mum, said: “She would not do anything to put any of her children at risk. “RIP little man fly high with the angels.” Neighbours also told how the mum suffered a tragedy 18 months ago when her partner passed away. Flowers were pinned to the gates of the house in Doncaster (Image: Tom Maddick/SWNS) One said: “She was a brilliant mum but her whole life fell apart when he died.
. I don’t know how she will get past this.” As floral tributes were pinned to the gates of the house where the baby was killed, Sally Hooley posted: “I drove by as the police were removing the dog. “The dog was a big fluffy golden dog, it looked harmless at first glance. I couldn’t tell you the breed but three police officers were struggling to control it to get it into the dog van. “The dog was strong enough to be dragging three officers into the road. It’s so, so sad.
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“It looked like a big fluffy harmless dog. At the end of the day, the parents will never get over the loss of their child. "No one knows the facts yet apart from a beautiful baby has died.” The baby was attacked at a home in the Woodlands area of Doncaster on Sunday. A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Police said: “Officers were called to an address around 3.30pm following reports that a dog had attacked a child. “Emergency services discovered a 12-day-old baby boy had been bitten by a dog and suffered serious injuries.”
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