A 22-year-old man has died after being attacked by a dog.
Police say the man suffered serious injuries at a house in Preston and was pronounced dead at the scene despite attempts by paramedics to save him.
The dog, which belonged to the man, has been put down by vets.
Detective Inspector Jane Webb, from Preston CID, said: “This is a tragic incident in which a man has sadly died.
“Inquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances and my thoughts very much remain with his family, who are being supported by specially trained officers at this time.”
Eileen E. White