Pair held on pit bull death bailed

Pair held on pit bull death bailed

A couple arrested in Britain over the death of an 11-month-old girl killed by a banned dog have been released on bail.

Ava-Jayne Corless was asleep in bed at a house in Blackburn on Monday night when she was savaged by the pit bull terrier.

The girl’s mother, Chloe King, 20, and her partner, Lee Wright, 26, were held on suspicion of manslaughter.

Lancashire Police said: “The two people arrested in connection with the death of Ava-Jayne Corless at Blackburn have both been released on bail pending further inquiries.”

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