Det Insp Phil Shakesheff
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Dog bite baby death: Inquest rules Harry Harper's death an accident

An inquest into the death of a newborn baby who was bitten by a dog has concluded his death was an accident.

Harry Harper, who was eight days old, died in hospital after being bitten by his grandparents' dog in Ketley, Telford.

Det Insp Phil Shakesheff, of West Mercia Police, read a statement from the family saying they "remain absolutely devastated by Harry's death".

  • 09 Apr 2013