Cumbria dad savaged to death in 'ferocious' attack by Staffie-Pit Bull cross after drink binge
Former carpet fitter Stephen Hodgson, 45, had passed out through drink at his home in Cleator Moor when family pet Buster barged into a bedroom and bit down on his neck.
His two daughters desperately tried to pull the dog away from an unconscious Mr Hodgson but it refused to let go and went on to savage his neck, head and face.
Following the 10-minute attack, Buster suddenly stopped and Carla Hodgson, 17, and her sister, Jade, 19, managed to grab him by his hind legs and secure him in another bedroom at the house in Robert Owen Avenue.
The teenagers placed sheets over their father's head in... read more
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