A baby girl has died after being mauled to death by a dog in Blackburn. Police were called to an address on Emily Street at 11 last night. The 11 month old was taken to hospital but later died. A man and a woman both in their 20's have been arrested.
The death of 11-month-old Ava Jayne Marie Corless comes after a string of dog attacks in recent years.
Police have described the death of a baby girl, who was killed by an 'American pit-bull type' dog, as an 'absolutely horrific incident'.