Dog maul dad bitten twice before, inquest told
A dad-of-three who was killed by his dog had been bitten by the animal on two previous occasions, an inquest heard.
Stephen Hodgson, 45, died at an address in Cleator Moor in May.
He was attacked by his three-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier-pitbull cross Buster.
Despite his two daughters trying to pull the dog off their dad and medics spending half an hour trying to resuscitate Mr Hodgson, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mr Hodgson had children Carla, 16, and twins Frazer and Jade, 19.
At the inquest held today, assistant coroner Robert Chapman was told that he had been bitten... read more
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