Memorial walk for tragic Lexi

People from the Leicestershire village where four-year-old Lexi Branson died after being was attacked by the family's bulldog will take part in a sponsored walk today.

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Leicestershire youngsters to walk in memory of Lexi

Lexi Hudson, killed in a dog attack Credit: ITV News Central

Pupils at the pre-school attended by a four-year-old girl who was killed by her dog are going to take part in a walk to raise funds for her funeral.

Lexi Branson was attacked by the family's bulldog, Mulan, at her home in Mountsorrel in Leicestershire.

Police carry tributes outside the home in Rowena Court in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, where Lexi Hudson died Credit: PA

Fifty-six children are expected to walk around the village today.

Hundreds of pounds have so far been donated towards helping pay for her funeral, after campaigners set up the Lexi Fund on Facebook.

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