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Hero pitbull 'Buddy' will NOT be put down for mauling a boy, 9, 'thrown in the Murray River by his mother' - because ... - Daily Mail

A pitbull who is believed to have dragged a nine-year-old boy out of a river after his mother allegedly tried to drown him will be returned to his owners. NSW police officers said they do not intend to put down the dog named Buddy after finding he 'was ...and more »

Moama drowning: Court requests psychiatric assessment for mum charged over son's death - ABC Online

A court has requested a psychiatric assessment for a woman charged with the murder and attempted murder of her two sons after she allegedly attacked them in the Murray River, drowning one. Key points: The accused woman did not want to appear, the court ...and more »

Hero dog who 'stopped mother from drowning her son' saved from being put down by petition - The Independent

A pit bull who faced being put down even though he was thought to have saved a nine-year-old boy from drowning, has been spared after a petition went viral. The dog, named Buddy, is believed to have dragged the child from the Murray River in Australia ...and more »

Woman accused of trying to drown sons in Murray river charged with murder - The Guardian

Emergency services personnel search the Murray river on Friday. A Deniliquin woman has been charged with murder and attempted murder after allegedly trying to drown her two sons. Photograph: AAP. New South Wales. Woman accused of trying to drown sons ...and more »

Moama drowning: Pit bull 'Buddy' spared by police who say dog acted to save boy - The Sydney Morning Herald

The pit bull involved in the Moama drowning tragedy will not be put down after police found the dog was trying to save the nine-year-old boy who survived the ordeal. The dog "Buddy" was seized by Murray River Council on Thursday at the request of ...and more »

Boy feared drowned in Murray River, brother in hospital as mother arrested - ABC Online

A nine-year-old boy is in hospital and police are continuing a search for his five-year-old brother who is feared drowned in the Murray River. Moama police were called to the river at 7:00pm yesterday to find the nine-year-old boy in the water with ...and more »

'Hero' dog saved after responding to Murray River drowning -

UPDATE: THE pit bull cross which “saved” a boy whose mother allegedly tried to drown him has been spared. Liz Burke@lizeburke · 6, 20174:45pm. Emergency services at the scene of the drowning in the Murray River at Moama.Source:Supplied ...and more »

Body of young boy recovered from Murray River as mother is remanded in custody - ABC Online

New South Wales Police have found the body of a young boy in the Murray River near Moama, while the child's mother has been remanded in custody on a charge of attempted murder. The woman, who is aged in her 20s, did not appear in court at Deniliquin ...and more »

Mother charged with attempted murder of son in Moama, younger boy missing - ABC Online

A mother has told a court, "I had to drown my babies" after police alleged she held her two children under the water in the Murray River on the Victoria-New South Wales border. Key points: Police were alerted when a dog attacked the mother and the ...and more »

Grandparents warned authorities about mother before Moama drowning tragedy: lawyers - The Sydney Morning Herald

The two boys at the centre of an alleged attempted double drowning were "snatched" by their mother soon after her release from jail, lawyers for the boys' grandparents have claimed in an explosive letter to the Department of Community Corrections. The ...and more »