The Sunday Post (Dundee)
Dog death boy’s family tell of loss
THE family of a three-yearold boy who died after being attacked by a dog have spoken of their “devastating loss”.
Dexter Neal died in hospital after being bitten at a property in Halstead, Essex, on Thursday.
A 29-year-old woman arrested for allowing a dog to be dangerously out of control injuring a person, has been released on police bail.
Ashley Coe described Dexter as his “darling nephew”.
In a post on Facebook he added: “I can’t even begin to describe what state we are all in this is an absolutely devastating loss for my sister and her husband.”
Essex Police said the dog – an American bulldog – had been seized by officers and placed in kennels.