8. BABY MAULED TO DEATH BY 'PIT-BULL' DOG
An 11-month old baby was mauled to death by an "American pit-bull type" dog which attacked her while she was asleep in her bed, say police. Ava-Jayne Marie Corless died on Monday night after the incident in Blackburn. Her mother Chloe King, 20, and her boyfriend, who were in the house at the time, have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.