Monday, Ashley said. Before the grandfather left, he put the infant in a swing in a dining room at the east end of the south Tulsa home. The infant's mother and grandmother were asleep in their bedrooms at the west end of the home.
Parents' names withheld
Ashley declined to release the parents' names, but said the infant's father is 18 and the mother is 17.
Authorities think Earles was bitten numerous times by the black Labrador puppy.
Hod Johnson, a neighbor, said the family mostly keeps to themselves.
"I knew them well enough to say ‘Hi' when I saw them on the street,” Johnson said.
A week ago the young parents and a friend had the baby in a stroller and were taking a walk, he said.
"It's a sad situation,” Johnson said.
Contributing: State Correspondent Larry Levy