The coroner in the inquest into the death of Lexi Branson has said he will be "making recommendations" to try and prevent further deaths.
In his conclusion, he drew attention to a lack of "national standards regarding the rehoming of stray dogs".
Coroner: I will be making a report making my recommendations to the appropriate authorities with a view to preventing further deaths.
Coroner: there was no home visit carried out by the rehoming centre, but there was no statutory requirement for it to do so.
Coroner: importantly, there are no national standards regarding the rehoming of stray dogs.
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