Kids back with SC parents after dog mauled brother

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina couple again has custody of two children taken from them in April after a family pet mauled the children's brother.

Quinton and Chantel McGrew of Ridgeville were reunited with their parents Thursday.

The children's 2-month-old brother Aiden was dismembered and killed by the family pet while sleeping in an infant swing.

The children's father, 28-year-old Quintin Harold McGrew, was sleeping in a room nearby and has been charged with illegal neglect of a child.

At the time of the mauling, the other two children were removed from the home and placed with their grandmother.

A court order says both the Department of Social Services and a court-appointed guardian agree it is in the children's best interest to be returned to their parents.

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