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Halstead - Toddler Victim Named As Dexter Neal
Essex Police investigating the death of a 3 year-old boy after being attacked by a dog, say he was Dexter Neal from Ronald Road in Halstead.
Dexter (pictured), sustained injuries after being bitten by a dog in a property at around 5.40pm yesterday (Thurs 18th Aug)
The 3 year-old was airlifted to Addenbrooke's Hospital, where he later died of his injuries, later that evening.
A 29 year-old woman from Halstead has been arrested for allowing a dog to be dangerously out of control injuring a person. She remains in police custody.
The dog has been seized by police and placed in kennels. The breed of the dog has been identified as an American Bulldog.
Michael Barrymore is entitled to "more than nominal" damages against Essex Police over his wrongful arrest.
A man has been jailed for four years and banned from driving for five years after a fatal crash in Weeley Heath.
"Have fun in a safe environment" is Essex Police's message to festival-goers this year as Chelmsford gears up for the V Festival.
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