A dog attacked and killed a 12-month-old girl on Saturday, March 3.
Emergency services were called to a home on Greaves Street, Inverell, about 2.20pm today following reports that child had been attacked by a dog.
On arrival, officers found the child suffering critical injuries.
She was treated at the scene but sadly died on her way to the hospital.
A Rottweiler dog, the family’s pet, was found in the backyard of the home and was seized by Inverell Shire Council rangers.
An investigation is now underway by police from New England Police District.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.
More to come.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/