Police have arrested a second person after a dog attack killed a 37-year-old man in Leigh.

Greater Manchester Police have made a second arrest in relation to the dog attack which led to the death of 37-year-old Jonathan Hogg on Westleigh Lane.

On Friday, May 19, officers arrested two individuals in relation to the incident.

A 24-year-old man was first arrested on suspicion of being in charge of a dangerously out of control American Bully XL causing injury resulting in death.

On Friday evening, a 22-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

The Bolton News: Jonathan Hogg

GMP Detective Chief Inspector, John Davies said: “Our investigations into this violent attack are moving at a pace, as our officers work relentlessly to understand the events that led to Jonathan’s death.

“GMP officers searched two houses and seized 15 dogs (6 adults and 9 puppies) believed to be the same breed as that which attacked Jonathan. These dogs are now being cared for at a specialist facility.

“Items totalling a value of £37,500 believed to be the result of criminal proceeds have been seized.

“Dangerous dogs do not have a place in our communities, and we want to reassure the public that we are doing everything in our power to keep people safe.

“If you think someone has or is breeding dogs which endanger the public, please report it online on by calling 101.

Tributes have been paid to Jonathan by his family since his tragic death.

In a statement issued through the police, the family said:"Jonathan was a well-loved, sensitive, and kind person who will never know how loved and appreciated he was by everyone who knew him.

"We have been inundated with messages of support and we ask for privacy at this time to come to terms with our loss.”

READ MORE: Tribute to Jonathan Hogg who died after dog attack in Leigh

For more information about dangerous dogs in the UK, please visit the advice page.”

The man and woman arrested have both been bailed pending further enquiries.