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Woman Released Due to Investigations After a Boy Died in Dog Attack at Looe Caravan Park UK News

A woman arrested after a boy was killed by a dog in a caravan park in Cornwall was released.

The 28-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and had hours after the attack at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe a dog who was dangerously out of control on Saturday,

Rescue workers tried to rescue the youngster (10) after he found him in a caravan just before 5am, but he died at the scene.

The police were called into the trailer park early in the morning
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The park is a popular vacation spot

About three hours later, police from Devon and Cornwall police arrested the woman in Saltash while the dog – presumably a kind of bulldog – was taken to kennels.

The squad announced Sunday that it had been released under investigative powers. The investigation into the boy's attack, which has not yet been named, is still ongoing.

The management of the holiday park on the Cornish coast offered his family "deepest sympathies" that the police described as guests from the Plymouth area.

The police were called to Tencreek Holiday Park
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The park's management said it would stay open normally

"Of course, our thoughts are very much affected by the affected family – they have our deepest sympathy," said Tencreek Holiday Park.

"Tencreek Holiday Park staff are to be commended for coping with a very stressful incident.

"The management of Tencreek Holiday Park continues to help the police with their requests.

"The park stays open and offers normal service."

The police were called to a caravan at Tencreek Holiday Park
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The venue offers its guests static caravans and space for tents and RVs

In the park, which also offers pitches for tents and RVs, vacationers rent static caravans. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a sports field, a kids' club and a restaurant.

Malcolm Bell of Visit Cornwall said the attack did not reflect any vacations in the county.

"It's obviously a tragedy and your heart goes to the family and all those affected," he said.

"Unfortunately, these dog incidents are happening all over the country, unfortunately too often, and this time around in Cornwall."

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