Chieti, October 18 - A toddler aged two and a half years died Wednesday after being bitten in the head by one or more dogs. A helicopter ambulance arrived on the scene but Leonida Di Rocco's parents had already left in an attempt to reach the nearest hospital in the city of Chieti, where emergency room personnel failed to resuscitate the child. He had bite marks on his cranium, sources said. Carabinieri police are investigating. The incident took place in the Abruzzo town of Cepagatti.