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BREAKING: Toddler dies in the Central West after being bitten by a dog

November 8, 2022


By Peter Holmes


A child has died after being bitten by a dog in Cowra.


About 10.20am today (Tuesday November 8, 2022), emergency services were called to a motel on Grenfell Road after reports a two-year-old boy had suffered serious injuries.


Officers from Chifley Police District attended; however, a member of the public had already taken the child to Cowra Hospital.

The boy was airlifted to Westmead Hospital where he died a short time ago - statement issued at 5:38pm Tuesday).



A crime scene was established at the motel, which continues to be examined by specialist officers.


Two dogs were secured and seized by local council.


Investigations into the incident continue, and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.


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