A Staffordshire bull terrier. The dog responsible was seized and is in secure kennels. Photograph: Nick Ridley/Getty
Man dies after being mauled by his dog during interview with BBC film crew
Staffordshire bull terrier bit man on neck at his north London home.
A popular breed in the UK, Staffordshire bull terriers are not banned under the Dangerous Dogs Act.
A man was attacked and mauled to death by his own dog while he was being interviewed by a BBC film crew.
A dog that mauled its owner to death while he was being interviewed by a BBC film crew.
The man, named locally as Mario Perivoitos, 41, was with the film crew at his home in Wood Green on 20 March when his Staffordshire bull terrier attacked, biting him in the neck.
The crew called an ambulance shortly before 10.30pm and the man was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead two hours later, the Metropolitan police confirmed.
The crew have not been identified and the BBC declined to say what the documentary was about.
Wednesday 29 March 2017
Topics: Animals = Source: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/mar/29/man-mauled-to-death-by-dog-during-interview-bbc-film-crew-staffordshire-bull-terrier
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