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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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Two women arrested for manslaughter over dog attack

Two women are being questioned on suspicion of manslaughter after a pensioner was killed by an "out of control dog", said Merseyside Police.

Clifford Clarke, 79, was in the garden of his home in Clubmoor, Liverpool, when the dog attacked at around 8.30pm last night, according to the police.

Two local women aged 27 and 28, arrested last night on suspicion of an offence under the Dangerous Dogs Act, 1991, were rearrested over the more serious offence today.

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