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US NewsPolice release woman, 28, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a vicious 'bulldog' mauled a nine-year-old boy to death at a Cornish holiday park

16:25  14 april  2019
16:25  14 april  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Boy, 9, killed by dog was 'alone in caravan with animal'

Boy, 9, killed by dog was 'alone in caravan with animal' A nine-year-old boy killed by a family friend's dog has been named - as police revealed the youngster was alone in a caravan when he was attacked by the animal. Frankie Macritchie was killed by a suspected bulldog-type breed at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe, Cornwall, in the early hours of Saturday. A 28-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and having a dog dangerously out of control has been released under investigation. Detective Superintendent Mike West said Frankie, from Plymouth, had been on holiday at the park with a group of adults and the arrested woman was a family friend of the boy.

A woman was arrested by police in Saltash this morning after a boy was mauled to death by a bulldog -type dog at Tencreek Holiday Park in "Following this incident, searches were undertaken to locate the dog and its owner. " Police arrested a 28 - year - old woman in Saltash just after 8am this

A witness has claimed that a Cornish holiday park is "effectively in lockdown" after a 10- year - old boy was mauled to death by a dog. Police were called to a caravan at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe just before 5am on Saturday morning (April 13). A 999 call was made reporting a 10- year - old boy in an

Police release woman, 28, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a vicious 'bulldog' mauled a nine-year-old boy to death at a Cornish holiday park Boy mauled by dog A woman who was arrested after a nine-year-old boy was killed by a dog at a holiday park has been released under investigation.

Frankie Macritchie, nine, was found dead by police inside a static caravan following the dog attack at around 5am on a Saturday.

The 28-year-old woman, who has not been named, was detained on suspicion of having a dog dangerously out of control and manslaughter following the incident at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe, Cornwall.

Police release woman, 28, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a vicious 'bulldog' mauled a nine-year-old boy to death at a Cornish holiday park © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Frankie Macritchie, nine, with mother Tawnee Willis

On Sunday, Devon and Cornwall Police confirmed she was no longer being held in custody, and her 'bulldog-type breed' pet remained in kennels while officers continued their investigations.

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" Police arrested a 28 - year - old woman in Saltash just after 8am this morning in connection to this matter. "The dog was also located which has since been Looe Woman , 28 , arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after dog attack at holiday park A woman was arrested by police in Saltash this

' Police arrested a 28 - year - old woman in Saltash just after 8am this morning in connection to this matter. Three hours later a 28 - year - old woman was arrested in Salatash, 15 miles from the holiday park Vicious ' bulldog ' horrifically mauls ten- year - old boy to death at Cornwall holiday park .

Police also confirmed the boy and his family were guests at the caravan park from the Plymouth area.

Police release woman, 28, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a vicious 'bulldog' mauled a nine-year-old boy to death at a Cornish holiday park © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Following this incident, searches were undertaken to locate the dog and its owner. Police arrested a 28-year-old woman in Saltash just after 8am this morning in connection to this matter but have since released her.  The dog was also located which has been transferred to kennels Detectives launched a search for the owner of the dog after they left the site, and eventually arrested her in Saltash in south-east Cornwall around three hours later.

Tencreek Holiday Park spokesman Henry Joce said: 'It is with profound sadness that Tencreek Holiday Park management can confirm that emergency services were called to an incident in a static caravan just before 5am on Saturday April 13.

Pictured: Woman, 28, arrested after her 'bulldog' mauled boy, nine, to death in Cornish caravan park - as it emerges he 'was left alone with the animal despite FOUR previous attacks'

Pictured: Woman, 28, arrested after her 'bulldog' mauled boy, nine, to death in Cornish caravan park - as it emerges he 'was left alone with the animal despite FOUR previous attacks' Sadie Totterdell (pictured), 28, a nail technician from Plymouth, was arrested over the death of Frankie MacRitchie, nine, after her seven-year-old 'bulldog-type' allegedly mauled him to death.

A 10- year - old boy was mauled to death at a holiday park in Cornwall. A woman , 28 , has been arrested over the tragic attack involving a bulldog , cops confirmed. Devon and Cornwall Police said: “Officers were called to a caravan at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe just before 5am this morning

A 10- year - old boy has been mauled to death by a dog at a holiday park in Cornwall. Officers eventually arrested a 28 - year - old woman in the town of Saltash, 17 miles from the holiday park , at The scene at Tencreek Holiday Park following the attack on the 10- year - old boy Credit: SWNS.

'Tragically, a 10-year-old child was pronounced deceased at the scene after being attacked by a dog present in the same caravan.

'Clearly our thoughts are very much with the family involved - they have our deepest sympathies.

Police release woman, 28, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a vicious 'bulldog' mauled a nine-year-old boy to death at a Cornish holiday park © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Ashleigh Toms, who inadvertently assisted the alleged owner of the dog which mauled to death a 10-year-old in the early hours of this morning at Tencreek Holiday Park 'Tencreek Holiday Park staff are to be commended in the way they have dealt with a very distressing incident.

'Tencreek Holiday Park management continues to help police with their inquiries.

'The park will remain open offering normal service. Whilst the investigation is under way, no further statements will be made.'

Police release woman, 28, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a vicious 'bulldog' mauled a nine-year-old boy to death at a Cornish holiday park © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Police tapes cordon off a large area around static caravans at the Tencreek Holiday Park, Looe, Cornwall today, April 14, 2019 A 28-year-old woman believed to be the dog's owner was spotted shortly afterwards covered in blood. She claimed she had been attacked by her boyfriend and was pleading for help to leave the scene.

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A 10-year- boy has died after being attacked by a dog at a caravan park in Looe, Cornwall. Police said the boy was found unresponsive after they were called to a caravan at Tencreek Holiday Park A 28 - year - old woman was later arrested in Saltash, 17 miles away, on suspicion of manslaughter

A 10- year - old boy has been mauled to death by a “ bulldog -type breed” dog at a holiday park , according to police . Emergency services were called to a caravan at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe, Cornwall, just before 5am to reports the boy was “unresponsive” after the attack.

A woman accompanied by a dog was later arrested on a train on suspicion of manslaughter 15 miles away in Saltash near Plymouth.

The dog has since been transferred to kennels.

Police release woman, 28, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a vicious 'bulldog' mauled a nine-year-old boy to death at a Cornish holiday park © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Officers were alerted to reports of an 'unresponsive' child who was pronounced dead at the scene

s Toms told The Mail on Sunday: 'I asked what had happened. 'She said she had been on a night out and had been attacked by her boyfriend who she said 'went nuts' at her. 'She asked for my help and for money to get a taxi, saying she needed to go to Saltash. 'I had no money but I said I would be happy to help her get the train, as I was getting it anyway.

Police were called to Tencreek Holiday Park after reports of the attack, with paramedics dispatched shortly before 5am.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene. He had been staying in a static caravan at the site. Looe resident Ashleigh Toms, 19, left her home at 6am yesterday and saw both the dog and the woman covered with bloodstains.

Police release woman, 28, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a vicious 'bulldog' mauled a nine-year-old boy to death at a Cornish holiday park © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Emergency services descended on Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe, Cornwall, just before 5am after a ten-year-old boy was mauled by a dog 'I offered to come on the train with her and she thanked me a lot. She and the dog were covered in blood.'

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A ten- year - old boy has died after being attacked by a dog at a holiday park during the school Easter holidays . Police were called to Tencreek Holiday Devon and Cornwall Police said: ‘The boy ’s next of kin are aware and are being supported by police officers. ‘Following this incident, searches were

A 10- year - old boy at a holiday park was mauled to death by a dog early Saturday morning Shortly after 8 a.m., police arrested a 28 - year - old woman in Saltash on suspicions of manslaughter and of The 10- year - old boy ’s family are aware of the incident and are being supported by the officers

Ms Toms said she consoled the woman and paid for her ticket for the 50-minute journey to Saltash.

Ms Toms boarded the train at the same time as the woman who she said 'went straight to the toilet to clean herself up'.

She added: 'The woman got very upset on the train and started crying her heart out.'

Miss Toms said she was shocked to learn of the arrest in Saltash and the tragedy that had happened earlier in the day.

Tencreek Holiday Park describes itself as 'the number one choice for great-value touring, camping and caravan holidays near Looe and Polperro, on Cornwall's stunning South Coast'.

Police release woman, 28, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a vicious 'bulldog' mauled a nine-year-old boy to death at a Cornish holiday park © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Three hours later a 28-year-old woman was arrested in Salatash, 15 miles from the holiday park (pictured), and remains in police custody

Holidaymakers reported hearing screaming early yesterday morning and a spokesman for the park said: 'Emergency services were called to an incident in a static caravan just before 5am.

'Tragically, a ten-year-old child was pronounced deceased at the scene after being attacked by a dog present in the same caravan.

'Our thoughts are very much with the family involved. They have our deepest sympathies.'

Police release woman, 28, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a vicious 'bulldog' mauled a nine-year-old boy to death at a Cornish holiday park © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Emergency services descended on Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe, Cornwall, just before 5am after a ten-year-old boy was mauled by a dog He said the park would 'remain open offering normal service'.

Devon and Cornwall Police said: 'The boy's next of kin are aware and are being supported by police officers. Following this incident, searches were undertaken to locate the dog and its owner. t after 8am.

The dog has since been transferred to kennels. Inquiries continue into this incident.'

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