Man in his 60s mauled to death in fatal dog attack in quiet Welsh town

A woman was arrested on suspicion of being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control, but has since been released.

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A man in his 60s has died after being attacked by three dogs in the quiet town of Lampeter.

The man – who has not been named – was bitten by three dogs at a property in Powys, Wales.

A spokesperson said: “We are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man at a property in Lampeter.

"Dyfed-Powys Police officers were called just after 5pm, Monday, 10th January 2022, to a report that a man had been bitten by dogs resident within the household.

"Sadly, a man in his 60s passed away at the scene."

The police confirmed a woman was arrested on suspicion of being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control, but she has since been released under investigation.

A spokesperson for the police said: "The three dogs involved did not fall under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 and have been removed from the property.”