Woman named following dog attack in Widnes Date published: 27th September 2019 2.50pm

A woman from Widnes who died after being attacked by two dogs has now been named.

Elayne Stanley died on Tuesday 24 September after an incident at her home in Graham Road.

The family of the 44-year-old mother-of-three are currently being supported by specialist officers.

Enquiries in relation to the incident remain ongoing and the second dog involved in the attack has now been destroyed.

Both of the dogs are believed to be American Bulldogs, which were not a banned breed

Officers remain in the area and anyone with any concerns is urged to speak to them.