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11 months baby girl killed by dog attack in UK

A woman and her partner arrested after her baby girl was mauled to death by an illegal dog in UK. Eleven months old Ava-Jayne Corless was asleep in bed upstairs at a house in Blackburn, UK when she was attacked by the pit bull dog, reportedly called 'Killer'.

The babies’ mother Chloe King, 20, and her father Lee Wright 26, were said to be downstairs at the time of the "horrific" incident around 11pm on 10-02-2014 Monday.

Police and ambulance staff tried to resuscitate Ava-Jayne at the property in Emily Street but she was pronounced dead at Royal Blackburn Hospital a short while later. Chief Superintendent Chris Bithell of Lancashire Police said the suspects were initially arrested on child neglect charges then later they are freed on bail.

Neighbors claim to have made previous complaints to police about the dog's behavior.

A post-mortem examination is expected to take place to determine Ava's exact cause of death. Nobody else was injured during the attack.