The house in Liverpool where the man was found
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Dog attack: Pair questioned on suspicion of manslaughter

26 May 2013 Last updated at 18:21 BST

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.