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11-month-old baby mauled to death by dog in Blackburn

An investigation is underway following the death of an eleven month old baby in Blackburn.

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Dog that killed baby Ava-Jayne was pit bull terrier

Police in Lancashire have confirmed a pit bull terrier that mauled to death 11 month old Ava-Jayne Corless was a banned dangerous dog.

The baby girl was in bed at a house in Blackburn when she was attacked by the animal.

Her mother and her partner are being questioned on suspicion of manslaughter.

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