Girl, 4, killed by family bulldog

The family of four-year-old Lexi Branson, who was mauled to death by a pet dog, today said "she will be our shining star in the sky and she we will never be forgotten".

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Family of girl killed by dog pay tribute to 'shining star'

The family of four-year-old Lexi Branson, who was mauled to death by a pet dog, today said "she will be our shining star in the sky and she we will never be forgotten".

In a statement, Ms Hudson and Lexi's grandmother Kerry Hudson said: "There's been a tragedy in the family. Lexi was a bubbly, bright little girl. She fought for her life from the moment she was born as she was born 3 months prematurely. She's been taken from us so tragically.

Four-year-old Lexi Branson died after being attacked by a family dog.

"She will be sadly missed, she will be our shining star in the sky and she we will never be forgotten."

The four-year-old died at Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre on Tuesday after being attacked at a flat in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire.

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