Tougher sentences of up to fourteen years in prison for owning a killer dog should be reconsidered after a Leicestershire girl, four, was mauled to death by her family's pet, an MP has said.
Jodi Hudson tried to save her daughter Lexi Branson when she was attacked by the bulldog at her home in Mountsorrel on Tuesday.
Tory MP Philip Davies said that if changes to the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill, which is currently making its way through Parliament, had already been in force, Ms Hudson could have faced 14 years in prison for owning the dog.
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The 14-year old student had moved from Nottingham to London recently.