Leeds man arrested as part of dog death investigation
- 17 December 2013
- From the section Leeds & West Yorkshire
Police have arrested a man in Leeds as part of the investigation into the death of a pregnant woman who died following a dog attack.
West Yorkshire Police said they raided a house in the Gipton area and "seized three suspected pit bull type dogs."
The 29-year-old unnamed man is being held on suspicion of offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act.
Emma Bennett, 27, died in hospital last week after being seriously injured by two dogs at a house in Leeds.
Following Ms Bennett's death on 11 December, a 33-year-old man was arrested and bailed on suspicion of offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act.
Police took two dogs from the house in Dawlish Avenue.
Det Supt Simon Beldon, who is leading the inquiry, said: "The investigation is continuing and I would again appeal for anyone with information to come forward and contact the investigation team."