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Cleveland Police Hang Dog For Death Of Pensioner

by | 23rd, July 2014

“A 73-year-old woman who was bitten by a police dog as it searched for a suspect in her garden has died in hospital, police said. Frail Irene Collins was attacked by the German shepherd on Wednesday inside her home in Penrith Road, Middlesbrough. Cleveland Police, which has already referred the matter to the police watchdog, expressed their “sincerest condolences”.”

Was innocent Mrs Collins killed by her frailty?

"police watchdog"  Cleveland's  Plods appear to remain , generally, barking mad on Teesside.

The Huffington Post illustrates the story with a   picture of a police dog  like  the guilty (allegedly) attack dog. Which is not named but Fang springs to mind.

It gets better (sadder) and better (sillier):

The HuffPo notes:

It was understood she was in poor health when she was attacked.

Again, the victim is implicated. Had she not been frail when the police dog attacked her in her own home, she might have lived and police feelings spared.

According to Huffington :

“Assistant chief constable Sean White of Cleveland Police said: “Our thoughts are with family members, relatives and friends who will be distraught at this sad news.

“Members of Cleveland Police share the grief that is felt and we all wish to express our sincerest condolences to the family. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has been updated and will make a decision on how the incident should be

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