Tragic Lexi's headmaster: 'We've lost one of our family'

The headmaster at the school where four-year-old Lexi Branson was a pupil has spoken out in tribute to the youngster, who died after being attacked by the family dog.

Bereavement counsellors have been called in to speak to students struggling to cope in the wake of her death.

In a speech this afternoon, David Williams, headteacher of Christchurch and St Peter's C of E Primary School in Mountsorrel, said the whole school had been left "devastated and saddened" by the loss.

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Memorial walk for tragic Lexi

People from the Leicestershire village where four-year-old Lexi Branson died after being was attacked by the family's bulldog will take part in a sponsored walk today.