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Mother to face no legal action over baby daughter's death

The mother of an 11-month-old girl savaged to death by a pit bull terrier will face no legal action. Chloe King, was held on suspicion of manslaughter following the death of Ava-Jayne Corless in February.

Mother of baby savaged by pit bull to face no legal action

The mother of an 11-month-old girl savaged to death by a pit bull terrier will face no legal action.

Chloe King who's 21 and from Blackburn, was held on suspicion of manslaughter following the death of Ava-Jayne Corless in February.

Ava-Jayne Corless Credit: pa

Her partner, Lee Wright, 27, was also arrested over the same alleged offence.

Both were released on bail pending further inquiries.

Lancashire Constabulary said neither would be prosecuted for manslaughter.

A spokesman said Mr Wright has been charged with possession of a fighting dog in contravention of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 and also conspiracy to supply cannabis.

He'll appear before Blackburn magistrates on July 4th.

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