Reggie Young dog bite death: Father charged
21 December 2015
From the section Tyne & Wear
Reggie Young was bitten by the small terrier-type dog
The father of a three-week old baby who died after being bitten by a pet dog has been charged.
Reggie Young was attacked at his home in Falkland Road, Sunderland, on 20 June and died in hospital.
Ryan Young, 30, of the same address, has been charged with assault/ill-treatment or neglect of a child and being in charge of a dangerous dog that caused injury resulting in death.
He will appear at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court on 21 January.
The small terrier-type dog was taken to secure kennels and later destroyed.
Source:: BBC world news feed