Clifford Clarke's garden
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Liverpool man, 79, killed by 'out-of-control' dog

Two women are being questioned on suspicion of manslaughter after a 79-year-old man was fatally injured by an "out-of-control" dog in Liverpool.

Merseyside Police said the dog was destroyed after Clifford Clarke was attacked in Richard Kelly Close, Clubmoor, at 20:40 BST on Saturday.

The women, aged 27 and 28 and from Clubmoor, were arrested after Mr Clarke was found in his garden.

A post-mortem examination of his body is taking place.

Ed Thomas reports from Liverpool.

  • 26 May 2013
  • From the section UK
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