Uk news First picture of tragic baby boy mauled to death in savage dog attack MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Proud mum and dad posted photos of Elon on social media after he was born but the 12-day-old tot tragically died after being bitten by a dog.
Breaking News ! Cradled in the arms of his doting mum, this is the first heartbreaking photo of a newborn baby boy mauled to death by a dog. Tiny Elon was just 12 days old when a crossbreed pounced in a savage attack in a family home in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, on Sunday evening. Mum Abigail Ellis and dad Stephen Joynes had only recently posted poignant snaps of their tot to social media after he was born. Read More Related Articles How to sign up to our Scotland Now newsletter Read More Related Articles Get the latest Scottish news sent straight to your inbox with our newsletters Stephen uploaded a profile picture to Facebook with the baby asleep on his chest while Abigail uploaded an adorable snap of him in her arms in hospital. Tragically, however, the baby died after suffering "serious injuries" from a dog bite on Sunday, police said. A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson confirmed the dog was a crossbreed, but did not provide any more details. It is understood the dog is part Akita. Shocked neighbours told how Abigail had suffered a double heartbreak after her long-term partner died around 18 months ago after contracting sepsis. Since then, she struggled to come to terms with her loss, but was "overjoyed" to be expecting a new baby. One neighbour, who did not wish to be named, said: "Abi was a great mum, they never had much money but those kids never went without. "Her older children were so well behaved. How to get the latest crime news with the Daily Record The Daily Record and Sunday Mail have always been at the forefront when it comes to reporting crime in Scotland.
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"I knew she was pregnant again but I didn't know she had the baby until I heard all the commotion on Sunday evening and found out that he had tragically died. "She always did her best by her other children and losing her partner hit her hard. "It really affected her, they were so happy together and so close. It is such a tragedy." Stephen is believed to have moved in with Abigail last year and the pair are listed as engaged on Facebook. Former neighbours of Stephen in a nearby street confirmed that he moved out of his previous property around 18 months ago and they had not seen him on the street since.
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Police have arrested a 27-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter following the death in Doncaster, South Yorkshire.
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