Women bailed after dog attack

Merseyside Police say two women arrested on suspicion of the manslaughter of pensioner Clifford Clarke, who was killed when he was attacked by a dog in Liverpool, have been released on bail.

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Man who died after dog attack named as Clifford Clarke

Merseyside Police have confirmed that the 79-year-old man who died following a dog attack in Richard Kelly Close, Clubmoor, last night is Clifford Clarke.

Officers were called to an address on Richard Kelly Close just before 8.40pm on Saturday, to reports of a dog attack on an elderly man in the garden of his home.

When they arrived officers found the body of the man and they were confronted by a dog that was out of control.

Armed officers attended at the scene and the dog was destroyed.

At this stage the breed of the dog is still to be established.

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