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Thursday, September 21, 2017


2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Dies of Injuries After Pit Bull Mauling in Mississippi

Connie Holley Storey dies after dog attack
Connie Holley Storey seen next to tee-shirt fundraiser, "Connie Strong."

The Victim's Brother
UPDATE 09/21/17: On September 8, Connie Storey, 61-years old, was savagely attacked by her son's pit bull after she went outside to feed it. According to the dog's owner, Josh Storey, the animal had also attacked him previously. Connie suffered life-threatening injuries that led to the amputation of both of her legs. But Connie was a fighter; she amazingly survived another 12 days before succumbing to her grave injuries. How do her family members feel about pit bulls now?

Marty Holley, who claims to be Connie's brother, left several disturbing comments on the WTOK article. "The family does not blame the breed," he said, and falsely blamed the vicious attack on rabies (pipe dream). He then proceeded to spell out the "normal" attack manner by pit bulls in cases of serious and fatal maulings, claiming it was abnormal behavior of this dog. Marty should read up on how pit bulls execute the killing bite and frequently rip out their victim's throats.
"The family does not blame the breed. I am her brother. I love pits have only met a couple that have been bad. I personally think the dog a rabies. This dog did not attack like a normal dog. It attracted her drug her into the bushes, brutally ripping her thighs down to the bone. He bit her on the neck and behind her head, he them continued to rip and chew on her for the next 4 hours. It was a horrible tragedy. But I don't blame the breed. So that I squared up maybe you can do something constructive and tell people to vaccinate their pets." [sic] - Marty Holley, Sept. 20, 2017
One can see that even after a pit bull attacks two family members, and in one of those cases caused death, pit bull lovers like Marty continue to defend the breed and invent false stories to excuse away the behavior of a dog selectively bred to fight to the death in a pit. This is after a family pit bull killed his sister. Finally, Marty is yet again another "exhausted cliché" pit bull owner for signing (as a non-resident) and spreading petitions opposing pit bull laws in other jurisdictions.

commentes by exhausted cliche pit bull owner

09/20/17: Pit Bull Confirmed As Attacker
Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell confirmed to WTOK that 61-year old Connie Storey died from injuries sustained in a pit bull attack Wednesday morning. She had been hospitalized since the pit bull mauling on September 8. The vicious attack occurred in the Beatline community as she was feeding the dog at a home on County Road 276. The sheriff also confirmed the animal belonged to Storey's son. The pit bull has since been put down. No charges have been filed.
Connie Storey went out to feed her son's pit bull when the dog suddenly turned on Storey and attacked her. Storey's son called 911. - WTOK News
Connie had several sons. It's clear by reading through public Facebook comments that Josh was the owner of the pit bull. The dog had also attacked him before. The day after his mother was brutally mauled, he was asked, "Was that the same dog that attacked you?" Josh responded, "Yes." Then apparently, he shot the dog twice after it attacked his mother, killing it. It's too bad this aggressive pit bull was not put down after the first attack. Connie paid the ultimate price for this.

09/20/17: Woman Dies After Dog Mauling
Philadelphia, MS - Earlier, a person sent in a notice about woman who passed away today after being severely attacked by a dog September 8. Just hours ago, the Neshoba Central High School Class of 1973 Facebook page confirmed that Connie Holley Storey did not survive her injuries. "Please be in prayer for the family of Connie Holley Storey. Connie passed away this morning." The post also states that she had remained in critical condition in Jackson following the attack.
      Friends and family, we have a fundraiser going as of today for Ms. Connie Storey. For those who do not know she was attacked by a dog and has been in critical condition in Jackson for some time now. Her injuries are extensive and though she is a strong woman the battle continues to be an up hill struggle for her and her precious family. - Neshoba Central High School Class of 1973
One recent Facebook post states that doctors had to amputate both of Connie's legs. Another post states, "she has many surgeries upcoming and a long road to recovery." One person posted a photo of Connie: "Rest in peace mama Connie Holley Storey i love u so much." Other posts acknowledge her death today. Just several days ago, the Scarbrough family started a fundraiser to help pay medical expenses. The tee-shirts are titled, "Connie Strong" with a prayer on the back.

What appears to be true, through the tee-shirt fundraiser and various Facebook posts, including by her daughter, is that people were anticipating her survival. We know that she fought hard to survive for 12 days. Multiple amputations after a violent dog mauling is a grave prognosis for any person her age. We expect to see local news reports about Connie's death in the next several days. We hope that family members or friends share what happened with local reporters.

The person who sent the notice into DogsBite.org said that Connie was attacked by her son's pit bull. We are working to confirm this, though it is apparent on Facebook that multiple male relatives own a pit bull. One of these dogs is shocking, possibly game bred, and should be named Satan. Karen Storey comments, "Good Boy! Just dont turn your back and ... if he doesn't know you ... BACK OFF! Wouldnt be the 1st time he's tasted blood. If he knows you ... No Problem." [sic].
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09/13/17: 2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Brain Dead After Pit Bull Mauling Near Bozeman
05/05/09: Alexandra Semyonova: Heritability of Behavior in the Abnormally Aggressive Dog

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Which Dog Breed has the Highest Prevalence and Severity of Injuries in Recent Level 1 Trauma Center Medical Studies?

Peer-Reviewed Medical Studies Show Pit Bulls - Meme Campaign


Children and pit bulls do not mix
This image is based on our 2012 campaign Children and pit bulls do not mix

DogsBite.org - Last October, we issued a special report about retrospective level 1 trauma center dog bite studies published in medical science journals since 2009. Of the 11 multi-year studies, 10 showed a higher prevalence of pit bull injuries than other breeds of dogs. All major geographical regions in the U.S. were represented in these findings. Since 2011, the majority of these studies show a higher severity of injuries inflicted by pit bulls in comparison to other dog breeds as well.

We developed a meme series highlighting these findings since 2011 to empower dog bite victims' advocates and to remind journalists there is a growing body of medical studies in this area. The most recent, Characteristics of 1616 Consecutive Dog Bite Injuries (July 2016), refers back to eight different studies; their findings are consistent with six of them regarding pit bull injuries compared to other breeds of dogs: a higher frequency of injury and a higher severity of injury.

We encourage the public and members of the media to review our special report and the related level 1 trauma studies table, which spells out the study years involved, the level 1 trauma centers, the geographical regions represented and the medical science journals that published them. Currently, there is no national surveillance system for capturing breed data at level 1 trauma centers, but as evident by these studies, multiple trauma centers are already collecting this data.
In the Seattle regional level 1 trauma center, researchers were able to obtain breed information in 79% of the cases. In the Phoenix pediatric trauma center, they obtained breed information in 75% of the cases.
Our meme series starts with the most recent study (Golinko et al.) published in July 2016, and ends with the 2011 study (Bini et al.), whose results were confirmed by Golinko. "Although other breeds may bite with the same or higher frequency, the injury that a pit bull inflicts per bite is often more severe. Consistent with these findings is that of Bini et al.," states Golinko. The last two memes show the disproportionate death rate inflicted by pit bulls and rottweilers since the 1990s.

The last two memes remind readers of the CDC's findings 17-years ago, "there appears to be a breed-specific problem with fatalities," regarding pit bulls and rottweilers. The disproportionate killing by these breeds has only increased since. Back then, the CDC implored researchers to study the increasing problem of "nonfatal" dog bite injuries requiring ED visits or hospitalizations. Researchers have now done so, confirming that pit bulls are a focal point in this area as well.

Download and share these memes on social media. These memes can easily be shared from our related Facebook photo album as well. Sharing these memes could save a child's life or limbs!

Characteristics of 1616 Consecutive Dog Bite Injuries at a Single Institution

Open Access Characteristics of 1616 Consecutive Dog Bite Injuries at a Single Institution, by Michael S. Golinko, MD, MA, Brian Arslanian, MD, and Joseph K. Williams, MD, FAAP, Clinical Pediatrics, July 2016 (View related graphic).

Meme: pit bull injuries, Characteristics of 1616 Consecutive Dog Bite Injuries at a Single Institution

Meme: pit bull injuries, Characteristics of 1616 Consecutive Dog Bite Injuries at a Single Institution

Meme: pit bull injuries, Characteristics of 1616 Consecutive Dog Bite Injuries at a Single Institution

Meme: pit bull injuries, Characteristics of 1616 Consecutive Dog Bite Injuries at a Single Institution

Ocular Trauma From Dog Bites: Characterization, Associations, and Treatment Patterns at a Regional Level I Trauma Center Over 11 Years

Open Access Ocular Trauma From Dog Bites: Characterization, Associations, and Treatment Patterns at a Regional Level I Trauma Center Over 11 Years, by Prendes MA, Jian-Amadi A, Chang SH and Shaftel SS, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, June 2015, [Epub ahead of print].

Meme: pit bull injuries, Ocular Trauma From Dog Bites: Characterization, Associations, and Treatment Patterns at a Regional Level I Trauma Center Over 11 Years

Meme: pit bull injuries, Ocular Trauma From Dog Bites: Characterization, Associations, and Treatment Patterns at a Regional Level I Trauma Center Over 11 Years

Dog Bites of the Head and Neck: An Evaluation of a Common Pediatric Trauma and Associated Treatment

Open Access Dog bites of the head and neck: an evaluation of a common pediatric trauma and associated treatment, by Daniel C. O'Brien, BS, Tyler B. Andre, MD, Aaron D. Robinson, MD, Lane D. Squires, MD and Travis T. Tollefson, MD, MPH, American Journal of Otolaryngology, January–February, 2015.

Meme: pit bull injuries, Dog Bites of the Head and Neck: An Evaluation of a Common Pediatric Trauma

Meme: pit bull injuries, Dog Bites of the Head and Neck: An Evaluation of a Common Pediatric Trauma

Morbidity of Pediatric Dog Bites: A Case Series at a Level One Pediatric Trauma Center

Morbidity of pediatric dog bites: A case series at a level one pediatric trauma center, by Erin M. Garvey, Denice K. Twitchell, Rebecca Ragar, John C. Egan and Ramin Jamshidi, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, February 2015, Volume 50, Issue 2:343-346.

Meme: pit bull injuries, Morbidity of pediatric dog bites: A case series at a level one pediatric trauma center

Meme: pit bull injuries, Morbidity of pediatric dog bites: A case series at a level one pediatric trauma center

Mortality, Mauling, and Maiming by Vicious Dogs

Open Access Mortality, Mauling, and Maiming by Vicious Dogs, by John K. Bini, MD, Stephen M. Cohn, MD, Shirley M. Acosta, RN, Marilyn J. McFarland, RN, MS, Mark T. Muir, MD and Joel E. Michalek, PhD; for the TRISAT Clinical Trials Group, Annals of Surgery, April 2011 - Volume 253 - Issue 4 - p 791–797 (View related post).

Meme: pit bull injuries, Mortality, Mauling and Maiming by Vicious Dogs

National Dog Bite Fatality Statistics

12-Year U.S. Dog Bite Fatality Chart - 2005 to 2016, by DogsBite.org, February 14, 2017. See the extensive discussion notes, which compares trends between modern fatal dog attack statistics and years studied by the CDC.
Breeds of Dogs Involved in Fatal Human Attacks in the United States Between 1979 and 1998, by Sacks et al., Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, September 15, 2000, Vol. 217, No. 6, Pages 836-840.

Meme: pit bull injuries, Breeds of Dogs Involved in Fatal Human Attacks

Meme: pit bull injuries, 12-Year U.S. Dog Bite Fatality Chart - 2005 to 2016

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10/20/16: Back Story of the Montreal Pit Bull Ban, What the Vets Omitted and Cited...
10/20/16: Semyonova Analysis of AVMA ‘The Role of Breed in Dog Bite Risk and Prevention’
10/10/16: Special Report: Level 1 Trauma Center Dog Bite Studies in All U.S. Geographical...
07/24/14: Nonprofits Urge CDC to Resume Tracking Richer Data Set for Children and Adults...

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Authorities Investigate Whether a Family Pit Bull Killed an Infant in Knox County, Ohio

family pit bull kills baby
Location on Wooster Road where an infant was found dead in a bassinet.

Baby Boy Dies
Mount Vernon, OH - A 1-month old infant is dead after what is believed to be dog mauling. Early Wednesday, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an infant killed by a dog in the 16000 block of Wooster Road in Pike Township. Sheriff's deputies, the Knox County Coroner's Office and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation are investigating the baby's death, according to a press release. The Knox County Dog Warden has removed two dogs from the residence.

In a 911 call, the baby’s father stated his son is dead and that the dog killed the baby, reports Mount Vernon News. The death of an infant nearly always initiates a full homicide investigation no matter what the baby's caretaker said in a 911 call or told arriving law enforcement officers. The coroner's office is expected make a ruling on the cause and manner of death. No other information has been released at this time, including the breeds of dogs that were removed from the home.

Late Afternoon Updates

The Columbus Dispatch reports that both dogs seized were pit bulls. A statement by Knox County Prosecutor Chip McConville simply says, “There is probably more that we don’t know than what we do know right now." A report from WCMH plays part of the 911 call, which identified the caller as Teddy Hagans. He said he "woke up to find his baby dead in his bassinet this morning." This could indicate culpability for the father. Police continue to investigate and collect evidence.
Video: The male caller in the 911 call identified himself as Teddy Hagans. And said that he woke up to find his baby dead in his bassinet this morning. He described a gruesome scene and told the police dispatcher that his dog was responsible.
Dispatcher: Your dog killed your baby?
Hagans: Yeah.
Dispatcher: How old is your baby?
Hagans: He's a month old.
A Facebook photo shows a male pit bull named "Roby" in the Hagans' home in 2014.

family pit bull belonging to Teddy Hagans

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07/03/17: 2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Family Pit Bull Kills 3-Week Old Baby Girl in Grand Rapids
08/07/17: 2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Bangor Infant Injured by Family Dog Pronounced Dead

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017


2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Brain Dead After Pit Bull Mauling Near Bozeman, Montana

Judge Orders Pit Bull Owner to Pay Restitution


pit bulls kill woman near bozeman
Melissa Barnes, 65-years old, died after being attacked by two pit bulls in Bozeman.

Restitution Ordered by Court
UPDATE 09/13/17: A judge ordered a man to pay $15,500 in restitution to a victim's family after his pit bulls fatally mauled his landlord this summer. On June 24, 65-year old Melissa Barnes was attacked by two pit bulls belonging to tenant Wayne Bartlett. She was airlifted to a trauma hospital in Billings and pronounced brain dead the next day. Barnes was kept on life support for several days longer for organ donation awaiting rabies test results for the dogs; neither were vaccinated.

During a restitution hearing Wednesday, Justice Court Judge Rick West ordered Bartlett to pay $15,504.74 with another $1,046.57 in interest. On July 24, Bartlett pleaded guilty to two counts of owning vicious and dangerous dogs and two counts of failure to have rabies vaccinations in Gallatin County Justice Court. A restitution hearing was scheduled after these proceedings. Bartlett told the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, he had no issue with the amount ordered by the judge.

About half of the amount Bartlett was ordered to pay, $7,000, will go directly toward out-of-pocket medical expenses Barnes' family members "currently" face. Deputy County Attorney Jordan Salo told the Daily Chronicle the amount is minimal. "There are still medical bills coming out, but the family didn’t want to prolong this any longer," Salo said. We call it a "pittance" given the cost of an emergency airlift, life saving medical procedures and a delayed length on life support systems.
Not to mention funeral costs and family members who had to disrupt their lives and bank accounts to contend with this horrific sudden loss of life.
Bartlett said he could make a $500 payment each month, which would result in payments for 2.5 years. The first payment is due October 16. What we were not aware of -- we seldom hear about a restitution order of over $2,000 after a fatal dog mauling -- is that "restitution follows you through life," according to Judge West. “You cannot get rid of it through bankruptcy. You cannot get rid of it even if you were to die. The state would have to pay it. So it’s not going to go away," West said.

Our hearts go out to Barnes' family members, who will never be the same after this sudden, violent and life-ending mauling by pit bulls that had been living on the victim's property for years. Bartlett may have had allegedly "good" pit bulls before they attacked that day, killing Barnes, but this unpredictability is a well-known trait in the pit bull terrier breed. Bartlett also elected to have a "multi-pit bull household," upping the danger risk exponentially, along with failing to vaccinate.

06/28/17: Mauling Victim Passed Away
On Tuesday, a Bozeman woman donated her organs and was taken off life support after being horribly mauled by two dogs over the weekend. Melissa Barnes, 65-years old, was left brain dead after two pit bulls belonging to a tenant attacked her Saturday. Doctors had to wait nearly three days after she was declared brain dead before taking her off life support because the dogs were not vaccinated. Doctors had to await the rabies tests results before donating her organs.
Our hearts go out to this woman's family. There is no preparation for what they saw in that hospital room; the aftermath of a multi-pit bull mauling.
The attack occurred on June 24 at 5499 Love Lane. The dog's owner, Wayne Bartlett, rented from Barnes and lived on the same property as her for six years. Comments left by Bartlett's girlfriend indicate that she lived upstairs. "She was the landlady upstairs," she wrote. Certainly Barnes was familiar with the pit bulls and vice versa. Bartlett's dogs -- Bane, a 6-year old male pit bull and Kitty, a 13-year old female pit bull-mix -- were put down, allowing the rabies tests to proceed at all.

Neither Bartlett or his girlfriend were home when the attack occurred. Their pit bulls and children were under the care of Bartlett's niece. The children went outside where Barnes was working in the yard and the dogs followed. What shortly ensued was a violent unpredictable pit bull mauling that left a woman dead. The unpredictability and severity of attacks by pit bulls is why over 1,000 jurisdictions in the U.S. regulate this dog breed and worldwide, jurisdictions in over 40 countries.

06/26/17: Victim Brain Dead After Mauling
Bozeman, MT - The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office confirmed a woman was declared brain dead after being attacked by two dogs Saturday. The confirmation comes after conflicting reports earlier today about whether or not she survived her injuries. Melissa Barnes, 65, was pronounced brain dead on Sunday, Sheriff Brian Gootkin said during a press conference today. Both dogs were euthanized and are being tested for rabies. The results of the tests will determine future actions.
The victim is an organ donor. This is why medical officials are waiting on the rabies results, Gootkin said. Neither of the dogs were vaccinated.
Sheriff Gootkin said the attack happened Saturday morning at a home on Love Lane. Barnes was doing yard work at the time. The dogs belong to a tenant that lives on her property. The victim was airlifted to a trauma center in Billings, where she succumbed to her injuries. Gootkin stated that only one of the dogs, a pit bull, has been confirmed as the attacker at this time. It's unclear if another breed was involved. The investigation is ongoing as the family awaits rabies test results.

Late Evening Updates

Late evening news reports identified the dogs' owner as Wayne Bartlett, who seemed genuine in his interview with KRTV. Bartlett was not home at the time of the fatal mauling, but three children, including his niece, were. Bartlett said he and his pit bull "Bane" have rented from Barnes for six years. "She's sweet, she's very hard-working, she works day and night, she's always really kind to me," he said. "My dog Bane has lived here just as long, never really had a problem with him."

Bartlett clarified that his other dog involved in the attack (white and brown dog) is a pit bull-mix.

The last time Montana came on our radar was during the 2015 legislative session. Utah-based fighting dog advocates, Best Friends Animal Society (BFAS), drafted a state preemption bill prohibiting local governments in Montana from adopting pit bull laws. SB 239 was sponsored by Senator Douglas Kary. The bill died on February 21, 2015 during its Second Reading. Senior BFAS lobbyist, Ledy VanKavage, vowed to "try again" with the legislation in future years.

Since 2005, there have been two documented dog bite fatalities in Montana. The state has a low population, about a million residents. In February 2006, a rottweiler killed a 4-year old boy in Ulm. The pit bull mauling death of this woman marks the second death. Over the 12-year period of 2005 through 2016, the combination of pit bulls and rottweilers accounted for 76% of all dog bite fatalities in the U.S. Both top killing dog breeds are now represented in the state of Montana.

Bane, suspected attacker bozeman mauling
Second dog, a pit bull-mix, killed Bozeman woman
deadly pit bull attack occurred at 5499 Love Lane near Bozeman
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04/20/15: A Primer on State Preemption Laws and Charts for Advocates

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017


DogsBite.org Responds to 'Lazy' Journalist Who Failed to Investigate Recent Level 1 Trauma Studies by Doctors

Falsely Claimed Our Fatality Data is Based 'Solely' on News Reports


Lakewood resident Jennifer Scott French kissing her pit bull
Left: WKYC reporter Carly Flynn Morgan Right: Jennifer Scott, French kissing her pit bull.

DogsBite.org - After Carly Flynn Morgan of WKYC (Cleveland) published an inaccurate article last week, the founder of DogsBite.org, Colleen Lynn, wrote to her and CC'd the General Manager, Micki Byrnes. Morgan claimed our dog bite fatality statistical data was based "solely" on media reports, which is inaccurate. Furthermore, Morgan's research into whether or not pit bulls are more dangerous than other dog breeds was so valueless her piece earns the title of a Pit Bull Hack.
Morgan also claimed the definition of a pit bull is "vague" despite multiple appellate court rulings from her own state that ruled the exact opposite.
In our response, we explain that a "voluminous" number of news reports are collected for each dog bite fatality victim along with a trove of Facebook data -- usually pertaining to dog breed identification. Every year we also file public requests for police reports in cases that lacked sufficient news coverage or had no coverage at all. For each fatal dog attack victim we try to capture 33 different parameters and that cannot be done by "solely" relying on media reports.

Claims Reliable Information "Hard to Find"

Morgan also ignored severe nonfatal dog bite injury medical studies -- the very studies by doctors that cannot be considered "biased" or "unreliable." Last year, we published a special report about retrospective level 1 trauma studies (2009 to 2016) from all U.S. geographical regions. Of the 11 studies, 10 found a higher prevalence of pit bull injuries. The majority of studies since 2011 also found that pit bulls inflict a higher severity of injuries in comparison to all other dog breeds.
"Our data were consistent with others, in that an operative intervention was more than 3 times as likely to be associated with a pit bull injury than with any other breed." Characteristics of 1616 Consecutive Dog Bite Injuries at a Single Institution, July 2016
Unlike Morgan, journalists who do examine this issue often seek out medical studies (See a recent editorial by the Daily Gazette in comparison). Our special report last year about this collection of level 1 trauma medical studies -- -- which are also highly positioned on our Dog Bites Studies page -- makes them that much easier for journalists to find. Morgan's article in part qualifies as a Pit Bull Hack for pretending it is "hard to find" reliable information about this serious health issue.1

We included in our email the "voluminous" number of news reports collected for 31 dog bite fatality victims in 2016 -- over 740 and counting, as some of these cases resulted in criminal charges.

From: Colleen Lynn
Subject: Invalid statement regarding nonprofit's data - DogsBite.org
Date: August 23, 2017 at 3:23:55 PM CDT
To: cfmorgan@wkyc.com
Cc: mbyrnes@wkyc.com

Dear Carly (CC: General Manager, Micki Byrnes)

RE: Reliable information limited regarding Pit Bulls and safety

You erred in your recent piece, stating incorrectly that my nonprofit's "statistics come solely from media reports".
"But the site’s statistics come solely from media reports, which could lead to incomplete information and possible misidentification of breed." - Carly Flynn Morgan
      As clearly stated on our website, we also capture a tremendous amount of information via social media. This information is often in regard to dog breed identification when a pit bull is involved. This is above and beyond what the media reports when no dog photographs are released by police or the media and makes our annual January breed ID summaries possible.

2016 Fatal Dog Attack Breed Identification Photographs
2015 Fatal Dog Attack Breed Identification Photographs
2014 Fatal Dog Attack Breed Identification Photographs
2013 Fatal Dog Attack Breed Identification Photographs

      Furthermore, on an annual basis, we have at least 5 FOIAs out to collect police report or coroner report information. Sometimes this involves fatal attacks the media has not covered at all or when the information released by police was very limited.
      For each fatal dog attack, we try to capture 33 parameters. We cannot do that by "solely" relying on media reports.
      Don't forget either that some family members of fatal dog attack victims supply information directly to us as well.
      One of the primary ways that we help these families is by writing FOIAs for them.
      Last year alone, we collected 3.76 gigabytes of data on just over 30 victims. We have a trove of data in comparison to the three government studies that built the 2000 report by the CDC and AVMA. Their data was based on death records (which have no breed information), newspaper reports and various reports from the HSUS database. Photographs were likely extremely limited if available at all, no video, no police reports, no social media and certainly no contact with direct family members.2
      We could have told you this if you would have contacted us before your piece was published.
      As far as media reports being "incomplete," that is a misleading statement. We are collecting every source possible then viewing them as a whole. One, two or three media reports are often incomplete, but when there are 35? Remember, we are trying to capture 33 parameters per victim. Breed can be a difficult one, but equally important and difficult to capture are relationships and temporary scenarios, such as, which relative owned the dog, and was that relative visiting the child's home at the time?
      Which is another reason why we spend a lot of time on Facebook researching these cases.
      I am enclosing the allegedly "incomplete" media reports from 2016 pertaining to 31 victims. This list is still growing too, because some of the cases resulted in criminal trials.
      A correct restatement would express that our statistics "primarily" or "largely" come from a voluminous number of media reports.

-Colleen Lynn

Tyler Trammell-Huston
  • Monica Vaughan, "Linda boy mauled to death in home by pit bulls," Appeal-Democrat, January 4, 2016 (www.appeal-democrat.com)
  • "Yuba County boy mauled to death in home by pit bulls," ABC 10, January 4, 2016 (www.abc10.com)
  • Cynthia Hubert, Phillip Reese and Hudson Sangree, "Boy, 9, mauled to death by dogs in Yuba County," Sacramento Bee, January 4, 2016 (www.sacbee.com)
  • Monica Vaughan, "Boy mauled to death in Linda trailer by pit bulls," Appeal-Democrat, January 4, 2016 (www.appeal-democrat.com)
  • Ian Mcdonald, "Deputies: 9-Year-Old Boy Killed by Guardian’s Dogs in Yuba County," FOX 40, January 4, 2016 (www.fox40.com)
  • Associated Press, "9-year-old boy fatally mauled by three pit bulls," Los Angeles Times, January 4, 2016 (www.latimes.com)
  • Maghan Hunt, "9-year-old Yuba County boy killed by dogs," KRCR-TV, January 4, 2016 (www.krcrtv.com)
  • "Boy mauled, killed by 3 pit bulls in Yuba County," KCRA-TV, January 4, 2016 (www.kcra.com)
  • Lemor Abrams, "Boy Mauled To Death By Sister’s Pit Bulls In Linda Trailer," CBS Sacramento, January 4, 2016 (sacramento.cbslocal.com)
  • "9-year-old boy mauled to death by sister's pitbulls," KOVR, January 5, 2016 (www.news4sanantonio.com)
  • (Update) "Boy mauled, killed by 3 pit bulls in Yuba County," KCRA-TV, January 4, 2016 (www.kcra.com)
  • Jay Barmann, "Nine-Year-Old Boy Mauled And Killed By Sister's Three Dogs," SFist.com, January 5, 2016 (www.sfist.com)
  • Regina Graham, "Nine-year-old boy violently mauled to death by his sister's three pit bulls she called 'the wolf pack'," Daily Mail, January 5, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Tobias Salinger, "California woman’s 9-year-old brother mauled to death by her pit bull ‘wolfpack’ while she was away at work," New York Daily News, January 5, 2016 (www.nydailynews.com)
  • "Statistical breakdown: Dog attacks across the country," Sacramento Bee, January 5, 2016 (www.sacbee.com)
  • Associated Press, "Boy, 9, left home alone mauled to death by sister’s three pit bulls," Pix11.com, January 5, 2016 (www.px11.com)
  • "Boy left alone in trailer mauled to death by 3 pit bulls, police say," WCMH-TV, January 5, 2016 (www.nbc4i.com)
  • Carlos Saucedo, "Officials release cause of death in fatal mauling," ABC 10, January 5, 2016 (www.abc10.com)
  • "Charges weighed in fatal Yuba County dog mauling," KCRA-TV, January 5, 2016 (www.kcra.com)
  • Associated Press, "Authorities consider whether to seek charges against woman whose pit bulls killed her brother," Star Tribune, January 5, 2016 (www.startribune.com)
  • Cynthia Hubert And Hudson Sangree, "Grief, anger follow dogs’ killing of boy in Yuba County," Sacramento Bee, January 5, 2016 (www.sacbee.com)
  • Carlos Saucedo, "Dog owner speaks out on deadly mauling attack," ABC 10, January 6, 2016 (www.abc10.com)
  • Hudson Sangree and Cynthia Hubert, "Sister in Yuba dog-mauling case: ‘I will never forgive myself'," Sacramento Bee, January 6, 2016 (www.sacbee.com)
  • Monica Vaughan, "Mauling victim's sister: 'It feels like my heart died'," Appeal-Democrat, January 6, 2016 (www.appeal-democrat.com)
  • "Sister of boy mauled by pit bulls: I should have done things differently," KCRA-TV, January 7, 2016 (www.kcra.com)
  • Associated Press, "Sister of Boy Mauled by Her Dogs Says 'My Heart Just Died,'" ABC News, January 7, 2016 (abcnews.go.com)
  • Tim Nudd, "Sister of 9-Year-Old Boy Killed by Her Three Dogs Grieves: 'I Will Never Forgive Myself'," People, January 7, 2016 (www.people.com)
  • "Your Views: Comments flood in over tragic news of boy’s mauling death," Appeal-Democrat, January 7, 2016 (www.appeal-democrat.com)
  • "Mike Dunbar: Another tragedy tied to pit bulls," Modesto Bee, January 8, 2016 (www.modbee.com)
  • Monica Vaughan, "Will charges be filed? Sorting through emotion, evidence in boy’s death'," Appeal-Democrat, February 15, 2016 (www.appeal-democrat.com)
  • Sarah Heise, "No charges filed in case of boy mauled to death by dogs," KCRA-TV, March 25, 2016 (www.kcra.com)
  • Peter Hecht, "No charges filed in Yuba dog-mauling case," Sacramento Bee, March 25, 2016 (www.sacbee.com)
  • "No Charges To Be Filed In Case Of Yuba County Boy Mauled To Death By Dogs," CBS Sacramento, March 25, 2016 (sacramento.cbslocal.com)
  • Monica Vaughan, "No criminal charges will be filed against sister in fatal dog mauling," Appeal-Democrat, March 25, 2016 (www.appeal-democrat.com)
Payton Sawyers
  • "Child suffers life-threatening injuries during dog attack in Grayson County," WDBJ 7, January 8, 2016 (www.wdbj.com)
  • "Infant critically injured in Grayson County dog attack; 2 caretakers arrested," WXII 12, January 8, 2016 (www.wxii12.com)
  • (Update) "Infant critically injured in Grayson County dog attack; 2 caretakers arrested," WXII 12, January 8, 2016 (www.wxii12.com)
  • "Child in critical condition after dog attack in Grayson County," WSLS-TV, January 8, 2016 (www.wsls.com)
  • "Infant attacked by dog in Grayson County has succumbed to injuries," Grayson County Sheriff's Office-Virginia Facebook Post, January 9, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • "Payton Lyrik," GoFundMe.com, January 9, 2016 (www.gofundme.com)
  • Robert Sorrell, "15-month-old child dies after dog attack in Grayson County," Bristol Herald Courier, January 9, 2016 (www.heraldcourier.com)
  • Kristen Eskow, "UPDATE: Toddler dies after dog attack, Virginia First, January 10, 2016 (www.virginiafirst.com)
  • "Dog attack results in infant death; babysitters facing charges," Galax Gazette, January 10, 2016 (www.galaxgazette.com)
  • "Toddler mauled dies," WXII 12, January 11, 2016 (www.wxii12.com)
  • Lori Welbourne, "When media members are pit bull apologists," The Province, January 11, 2016 (blogs.theprovince.com)
  • Melinda Williams, "Dog attack child dies, more charges pending," Southwest Times (paywall), January 12, 2016 (www.southwesttimes.com)
  • "Dog attack results in infant death; babysitters charged with murder," Grayson County Sheriff's Office-Virginia Facebook Post, January 13, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Robert Sorrell, "Babysitters charged with murder in dog attack death," Bristol Herald Courier, January 13, 2016 (www.heraldcourier.com)
  • "Grayson County man, woman charged with murder in deadly dog attack that killed infant," WSLS-TV, January 13, 2016 (www.wsls.com)
  • Obituary, "Payton Lyrik Sawyers," Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home, (undated), (www.meaningfulfunerals.net)
  • "Funeral arrangements set for infant killed in Grayson County dog attack," WSLS-TV, January 14, 2016 (www.wsls.com)
  • "Murder charges filed in dog attack death," Galax Gazette, January 14, 2016 (www.galaxgazette.com)
  • Justin Ward, "Godmother remembers Grayson County toddler killed in vicious pit bull attack," WDBJ 7, January 14, 2016 (www.wdbj7.com)
  • "Caretakers now charged with murder after dog attacks infant in Grayson County," WXII 12, January 15, 2016 (www.wxii12.com)
  • Nicole Ducouer, "WXII 12 Exclusive: Mother talks of daughter's death," WXII 12, January 16, 2016 (www.wxii12.com)
  • "Grayson Co. couple charged in connection with deadly dog attack denied bond," WSLS-TV, February 2, 2016 (www.wsls.com)
  • Justin Ward, "Grayson County murder suspect's mother says daughter was "at the wrong place at the wrong time," WDBJ 7, May 17, 2016 (www.wdbj7.com)
  • "Court dates set in dog attack death case," Independence Declaration, November 9, 2016 (www.independencedeclaration.com)
  • "Dog mauling death trial set for March," Galax Gazette, November 25, 2016 (www.galaxgazette.com)
  • "Trial dates set in dog attack case," Independence Declaration, February 7, 2017 (www.independencedeclaration.com)
  • Shaina Stockton, "Judge hears motions in Underwood case," Independence Declaration, February 28, 2017 (www.independencedeclaration.com)
  • Shaina Stockton, "Motions seek to bar photos of victim, dog description," Galax Gazette, March 1, 2017 (www.galaxgazette.com)
  • Christian Heilman, "Murder charge downgraded after dog kills toddler," WDBJ 7, March 2, 2017 (www.wdbj.com)
  • "Alford plea accepted in dog attack case," Galax Gazette, March 2, 2017 (www.galaxgazette.com)
  • Justin Ward , "Family, friends want tougher sentence in Grayson County toddler death case," WDBJ 7, May 10, 2017 (www.wdbj.com)
Talan West
  • Jonee' Lewis, "7-year-old child attacked and killed by dogs in Lumberton," WBTW News, January 24, 2016 (www.wbtw.com)
  • Ian Cross, "2 children attacked by dog in Lumberton; 7-year0old killed," WMBF News, January 24, 2016 (www.wmbfnews.com)
  • "Dog kills 7-year-old, injures another child," Robesonian.com, January 24, 2016 (www.robesonian.com)
  • "2 children attacked by dog in Lumberton; 7-year-old killed," WALB, January 24, 2016 (www.walb.com)
  • Associated Press, "Child killed in dog attack in Robeson County," ABC 11, January 24, 2016 (www.abc11.com)
  • "7-year-old killed in Robeson County dog attack," WRAL, January 24, 2016 (www.wral.com)
  • Tonya Brown, "Two children attacked by pit bull in Lumberton, one died," WPDE, January 24, 2016 (www.wpde.com)
  • "Cause of fatal dog attack in Robeson County still unknown," The Fayetteville Observer, January 25, 2016 (www.fayobserver.com)
  • "7-year-old boy dies after dog attacks him, his brother," January 25, 2016 (www.10tv.com)
  • Sarah Willets, "Authorities try to determine how killer dog died," Robesonian.com, January 25, 2016 (www.robesonian.com)
  • Nate Rodgers, "NC mom speaks out after son dies from pit bull attack," WNCN, January 25, 2016 (www.wncn.com)
  • Nicole Carr, "'Never expect' it, father says after fatal dog attack," ABC 11, January 25, 2016 (www.abc11.com)
  • (Update) "7-year-old killed in Robeson County dog attack," WRAL, January 25, 2016 (www.wral.com)
  • Taylor Herlong, "Pit bull attack victim talks about moment he saw his 7-year-old brother killed," WBTW News, January 25, 2016 (www.wbtw.com)
  • Jane*Javelosa, "7-Year Old Killed In Pit Bull Attack In Robeson Country, Brother Left Injured," Parent Herald, January 25, 2016 (www.parentherald.com)
  • Associated Press, "7-year-old boy dies after dog attacks him, his brother," The Roanoke Times, January 25, 2016 (www.roanoke.com)
  • "Robeson County boy remembers brother killed in dog attack," WRAL, January 26, 2016 (www.wral.com)
  • (Update) Taylor Herlong, "Pit bull attack victim talks about moment he saw his 7-year-old brother killed," WBTW News, January 26, 2016 (www.wbtw.com)
  • Sarah Miles, "Consider This: Aggressive Dogs Should Be Euthanized," WMBF News, January 26, 2016 (www.wmbfnews.com)
  • Sarah Willets, "Dogs negative for rabies," Robesonian.com, January 27, 2016 (www.robesonian.com)
  • "Sending Talan to heaven (Update #6)," GoFundMe.com, January 28, 2016 (www.gofundme.com)
  • Gilbert Baez, "Mother of mauled boy flees NC after DSS threatens to take other children," WRAL, January 29, 2016 (www.wral.com)
  • Michael Futch, "Report: Mother of child killed by pit bull flees state with 5 other children," The Fayetteville Observer, January 30, 2016 (www.fayobserver.com)
  • Sarah Willets, "Pit bulls: Dangerous or falsely portrayed?," Robesonian.com, January 30, 2016 (www.robesonian.com)
  • "Friends and family celebrate life of boy killed in Robeson Co. dog attack," Time Warner Cable News, January 30, 2016 (www.twcnews.com)
  • Sloane Heffernan, "Pit bulls generate plenty of barking between supporters, detractors," WRAL, February 1, 2016 (www.wral.com)
  • "Sending Talan to heaven (Update #11)," GoFundMe.com, February 8, 2016 (www.gofundme.com)
  • Nicole Boone, "Dog mauling death case to move to Robeson County DA’s office," WBTW News, February 9, 2016 (www.wbtw.com)
  • Sarah Willets, "City ponders regulations on ‘vicious dogs’," Robesonian.com, April 14, 2016 (www.robesonian.com)
  • Bill Smith, "Dog attacks raise policy questions," Robesonian.com, April 18, 2016 (www.robesonian.com)
  • Gabrielle Isaac, "Robeson County health board takes steps to reduce pit bull population," St. Pauls Review, April 29, 2016 (www.stpaulsreview.com)
  • Matt Parris, "Lumberton city council adopts new dog ordinance," WBTW News, June 14, 2016 (www.wbtw.com)
  • "City ordinance put vicious dogs on a short leash," Robesonian.com, June 15, 2016 (www.robesonian.com)
  • Sarah Willets, "Lumberton passes breed- specific dog ordinance," Robesonian.com, June 15, 2016 (www.robesonian.com)
Aiden Grim
  • Gerry Ricciutti, "Youngstown PD investigating link between dog, baby’s death," WKBN, February 8, 2016 (www.wkbn.com)
  • Jen Steer, "Dog may to be to blame for Youngstown infant’s death, police say," Fox 8 Cleveland, February 8, 2016 (www.fox8.com)
  • "Three day old baby dies after being mauled by dog in Youngstown," wfmj.com, February 8, 2016 (www.wfmj.com)
  • (Update) "Three day old baby dies after being mauled by dog in Youngstown," wfmj.com, February 8, 2016 (www.wfmj.com)
  • "Baby found dead and dog may be the cause," Vindy.com, February 8, 2016 (www.vindy.com)
  • Ray Jablonski, "Newborn killed after being bitten by dog: Eastern Ohio News Roundup," Cleveland.com, February 8, 2016 (www.cleveland.com)
  • (Update) Gerry Ricciutti, "Youngstown PD investigating link between dog, baby’s death," WKBN, February 8, 2016 (www.wkbn.com)
  • (Update) Glenn Stevens, "Three day old baby dies after being mauled by dog in Youngstown," wfmj.com, February 8, 2016 (www.wfmj.com)
  • (Update) "Coroner: infant killed by dog ruled accidental," wfmj.com, February 9, 2016 (www.wfmj.com)
  • "3-Day-Old Baby Dies of Dog Bite in Ohio," NBC Bay Area, February 9, 2016 (www.nbcbayarea.com)
  • Associated Press, "Police: Ohio newborn appears to have died from dog bite," The Washington Post, February 9, 2016 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • "Mahoning Co. coroner: Dog bit, killed baby in Youngstown," WKBN, February 9, 2016 (www.wkbn.com)
  • (Update) "Death of infant killed by dog called accidental," wfmj.com, February 9, 2016 (www.wfmj.com)
  • "Police: No charges in death of infant bitten by dog," wfmj.com, February 9, 2016 (www.wfmj.com)
  • Joe Gorman, "Family of dead baby fields threats," Vindy.com, February 9, 2016 (www.vindy.com)
  • Snejana Farberov, "'He was covered in blood': Three-day-old baby boy dies after being bitten on the head by family dog while his mother slept," Daily Mail, February 9, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Ray Jablonski, "No charges filed in death of Youngstown newborn: Eastern Ohio News Roundup," Cleveland.com, February 9, 2016 (www.cleveland.com)
  • Julie Bercik, "Mahoning Co. coroner: Dog bit, killed baby in Youngstown," WKBN, February 8, 2016 (www.wkbn.com)
  • "Youngstown newborn killed when dog tried to pick it up, authorities say; family getting threats," Vindy.com, February 9, 2016 (www.vindy.com)
  • "Newborn Child Killed By Dog Bite In Family Home," Sky Valley Chronicle, February 10, 2016 (www.skyvalleychronicle.com)
  • Kim Palmer, "No charges for Ohio mom after newborn killed by family dog," Reuters, February 10, 2016 (news.yahoo.com)
  • Associated Press, "Police: Death of Ohio newborn bitten by dog ruled accidental," WSAZ, February 10, 2016 (www.wsaz.com)
  • Joe Gorman, "Baby Aiden's death ruled accidental; police called to watch home after threats," Vindy.com, February 10, 2016 (www.vindy.com)
  • Obituary, "Aiden Jonathon Grim," Becker Funeral Homes (www.beckerfuneralhomes.com)
  • "Dog that killed 3-day-old infant returned to family," Vindy.com, February 19, 2016 (www.vindy.com)
  • "Dog linked to death of Youngstown infant released to owner," wfmj.com, February 19, 2016 (www.wfmj.com)
  • "Dog who killed Youngstown infant registered as vicious animal," wfmj.com, March 11, 2016 (www.wfmj.com)
Suzanne Story
  • "Woman in Perquimans County killed by her dog," 13 News Now, February 10, 2016 (www.13newsnow.com)
  • (Update) "Mother of two in Perquimans County killed by her dog," 13 News Now, February 10, 2016 (www.13newsnow.com)
  • (Update) Brian Farrell and Staff, "Mother of two killed by her dog in Perquimans County," 13 News Now, February 11, 2016 (www.13newsnow.com)/li>
  • Associated Press, "Mother of 2 killed by her dog in Perquimans County," Bristol Herald Courier, February 11, 2016 (www/heraldcourier.com)
  • Jeff Hampton, "North Carolina woman killed by her own dog," The Virginian-Pilot, February 11, 2016 (www.pilotonline.com)
  • "Mother of 2 killed by her dog in Perquimans County," WRAL, February 11, 2016 (www.wral.com)
  • Snejana Farberov, "Mother-of-two mauled to death by pit bull she adopted a week ago because it was 'good with children'," Daily Mail, February 11, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Jonathan Edwards, "North Carolina woman killed by her own dog," The Virginian-Pilot, February 11, 2016 (www.pilotonline.com)
  • Jonathan Edwards, "N.C. woman killed by dog she had adopted from Norfolk couple," The Virginian-Pilot, February 11, 2016 (www.pilotonline.com)
  • Matt Gregory, "Woman in N.C. adopts pit bull; the dog kills her weeks later," WAVY.com, February 11, 2016 (www.wavy.com)
  • (Update) Snejana Farberov, "Mother-of-two mauled to death by pit bull she adopted a week ago because it was 'good with children'," Daily Mail, February 11, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Laurie Hanna, "North Carolina mom mauled to death by pit bull she adopted only a week before brutal attack," New York Daily News, February 12, 2016 (www.nydailynews.com)
  • Kerry Dougherty, "Dougherty: How many deaths will it take until we get pit bulls out of residential areas?," The Virginian-Pilot, February 14, 2016 (www.pilotonline.com)
  • Jonathan Edwards, "It was clear pit bull who killed his owner was untrained, breeder says," The Virginian-Pilot, February 18, 2016 (www.pilotonline.com)
  • Chenue Her, "Case closed in deadly dog attack, family wants answers," 13 News Now, February 19, 2016 (www.13newsnow.com)
  • Obituary, "Suzanne Anderson Story," August 26, 1979 - February 10, 2016, Miller Funeral Homes & Crematory (www.millerfhc.com)
Gladys Alexander
  • Thurston County-Sheriff's Office, News Release: 92 year old female mauled by dogs, March 6, 2016 (www.facebook.com/Thurston.countysheriff)
  • Jamie Lynch, "Elderly woman mauled by dogs, has life-threatening injuries," Q13 Fox, March 6, 2016 (www.q13fox.com)
  • "Woman flown to Harborview after Thurston County dog attack," The Olympian, March 6, 2016 (www.theolympian.com)
  • "92-year old woman mauled by several dogs near Olympia," Komo News, March 6, 2016 (www.komo.com)
  • Kate Clark, "92-year-old Thurston County woman mauled by four dogs," King 5 News, March 7, 2016 (www.king5.com)
  • "Elderly woman mauled by dog in Thurston County," KIRO-TV, March 7, 2016 (www.kiro7.com)
  • "Elderly Olympia Woman Attacked, Badly Injured By Pack Of Dogs," Sky Valley Chronicle, March 7, 2016 (www.skyvalleychronicle.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dogs maul woman, 92, causing life-threatening injures," Washington Times, March 7, 2016 (www.washingtontimes.com)
  • (Update) Associated Press, "Dogs maul woman, 92, causing life-threatening injures," The Seattle Times, March 7, 2016 (www.seattletimes.com)
  • "Woman flown to Harborview after Thurston County dog attack," The News Tribune, March 7, 2016 (www.thenewstribune.com)
  • Any Hobbs, "Thurston County woman, 92, clings to life after dog attack," The Olympian, March 7, 2016 (www.theolympian.com)
  • (Update) "92-year old woman mauled by several dogs near Olympia," Komo News, March 7, 2016 (www.komo.com)
  • "WWII veteran mauled by dogs in Thurston County," KIRO-TV, March 7, 2016 (www.kiro7.com)
  • "92-year-old woman dies after dog attack," KIRO-TV, March 8, 2016 (www.kiro7.com)
  • Christine Clarridge, "Woman, 92, mauled by dogs in neighbor’s home, dies," The Seattle Times, March 8, 2016 (www.seattletimes.com)
  • Associated Press, "92-year-old woman mauled by dogs dies," Seattle Post Intelligencer, March 8, 2016 (www.seattlepi.com)
  • Amelia Dickson, "Thurston County woman mauled by dogs died Tuesday morning," The Olympian, March 8, 2016 (www.theolympian.com)
  • "92-year-old woman dies after being mauled by dogs," King 5 News, March 8, 2016 (www.king5.com)
  • "92-year-old Thurston Co. woman dies of injuries from dog mauling," Komo News, March 8, 2016 (www.komo.com)
  • Tobias Salinger, "Washington state woman, 92, killed in mauling by four dogs at neighbor’s home," New York Daily News, March 8, 2016 (www.nydailynews.com)
  • (Update) Deborah Horn, "92-year-old woman dies after dog attack," KIRO-TV, March 8, 2016 (www.kiro7.com)
  • Obituary, "Gladys Louise Alexander," The Olympian, March 20, 2016 (www.legacy.com)
Bessie Flowers
  • "Dog attack kills elderly woman in south Charlotte, WBT, March 28, 2016 (www.wbt.com)
  • "Medic: Woman killed from dog attack in south Charlotte," FOX 46, March 28, 2016 (www.fox46.com)
  • "Elderly woman killed by pit bulls while visiting south Charlotte home, WBTV, March 28, 2016 (www.wbtv.com)
  • "Elderly woman dies after dog bites in Charlotte," ABC 11, March 28, 2016 (www.abc11.com)
  • "Woman dies after dog bite in south Charlotte, CMPD says," WSOC-TV, March 28, 2016 (www.wsoctv.com)
  • Caryn Little, "Elderly Woman Killed By Dogs in South Charlotte," WCCB, March 28, 2016 (www.wccbcharlotte.com)
  • Cleve Wootson, "Woman, 86, killed in dog attack in south Charlotte," Charlotte Observer, March 28, 2016 (www.charlotteobserver.com)
  • (Update) "Elderly woman killed by pit bulls while visiting south Charlotte home, WBTV, March 28, 2016 (www.wbtv.com)
  • "Elderly woman killed by pit bulls while visiting south Charlotte home ID'd," WBTV, March 28, 2016 (www.kfvs.com)
  • "86-year-old woman dies after dog attack, CMPD says," WSOC-TV, March 28, 2016 (www.wsoctv.com)
  • "Woman attacked and killed by 2 dogs," WCNC, March 28, 2016 (www.wcnc.com)
  • (Update) "Elderly woman killed by pit bulls while visiting south Charlotte home ID'd," WBTV, March 28, 2016 (www.kswo.com)
  • (Update) "911 call in deadly dog attack: 'My dogs attacked and really hurt her'," WBTV, March 29, 2016 (www.wbrc.com)
  • Chris Pleasance, "Woman, 86, is mauled to death by her daughter's two pit bulls after she fell over and the dogs bit her head and neck," Daily Mail, March 29, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • "Woman mauled to death by dogs while visiting family, investigators say," WYFF, March 29, 2016 (www.wyff.com)
  • Alexa Ashwell and Paul Boyd, "Police continue investigation into fatal dog attack of 86-year-old woman," WSOC-TV, March 29, 2016 (www.wsoctv.com)
  • "911 Call Released After Two Family Pets Kill 86-Year-Old," WCCB, March 29, 2016 (www.wccb.com)
  • Kate Gaier, "Investigation Continues into Deadly Dog Attack," Time Warner Cable News, March 29, 2016 (www.twcnews.com)
  • "Dogs euthanized after elderly woman killed in attack in NC," WCNC, April 7, 2016 (www.wcnc.com)
  • "Dogs euthanized after fatal attack on 86-year old woman, CMPD says," WSOC-TV, April 7, 2016 (www.wsoctv.com)
  • "Dogs involved in fatal attack on elderly woman have been euthanized," WBTV, April 7, 2016 (www.wbtv.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pit bulls that mauled 84-year-old woman euthanized," Independent Tribune, April 8, 2016 (www.independenttribune.com)
  • Obituary, "Mrs. Bessie Flowers," Smith's Funeral Home, (Wadesboro, NC) (216.119.69.91)
Sonda Dyan Tyson
  • Millard K. Ives, "Police kill 'aggressive' dog blocking home of 911 patient," Daily Commercial, March 31, 2016 (www.dailycommercial.com)
  • Gal Tziperman Lotan, "Leesburg police shoot, kill dog blocking door to patient's home," Orlando Sentinel, March 31, 2016 (www.orlandosentinel.com)
  • "Leesburg woman killed by her own dog, police say," WESH.com, April 1, 2016 (www.wesh.com)
  • "Officers fatally shoot dog that mauled owner to death, Leesburg police say," ClickOrlando, April 1, 2016 (www.clickorlando.com)
  • "Police: Leesburg woman mauled, killed by own dog," WFTV, April 1, 2016 (www.wftv.com)
  • Media Release: 16-03-0539, Leesburg Police Department, April 1, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Millard K. Ives, "Leesburg woman mauled to death by dog, police say," Daily Commercial, April 1, 2016 (www.dailycommercial.com)
  • Ryan Gillespie, "Leesburg police identify woman mauled to death by her dog," Orlando Sentinel, March 31, 2016 (www.orlandosentinel.com)
  • (Update) "Police: Leesburg woman mauled, killed by own dog," WFTV, April 1, 2016 (www.wftv.com)
  • "Florida police kill dog that mauled owner to death," CBS News, April 1, 2016 (www.cbsnews.com)
  • (Update) Millard K. Ives, "Leesburg woman mauled to death by pit bull, police say," Daily Commercial, April 1, 2016 (www.dailycommercial.com)
  • (Update) Amanda Castro, "Officers fatally shoot dog that mauled owner to death, Leesburg police say," ClickOrlando, April 1, 2016 (www.clickorlando.com)
  • Millard K. Ives, "'Gruesome scene' after pit bull mauls its owner to death," News Journal, April 1, 2016 (www.news-journalonline.com)
  • "'She's bleeding everywhere. Her bones are showing': Stomach-turning 911 call of woman who found her mother-in-law, 66, mauled to death by her pit bull mix," Daily Mail, April 1, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • (Update) Amanda Castro, "Officers fatally shoot dog that mauled owner to death, Leesburg police say," ClickOrlando, April 1, 2016 (www.clickorlando.com)
  • Sarah Panko, "Police: Leesburg woman mauled to death by her own dog," News 13, April 1, 2016 (www.mynews13.com)
  • Millard K. Ives, "Necropsy tests fail to find reason for dog mauling," Daily Commercial, April 14, 2016 (www.dailycommercial.com)
  • Ryan Gillespie, "Records: Test inconclusive if dog that mauled woman was rabid," Orlando Sentinel, April 14, 2016 (www.orlandosentinel.com)
  • Obituary, Sonda Dyan Tyson, Beyers Funeral Home (leesburg.beyersfuneralhomeandcrematory.com)
  • Millard Ives, "Home where dog mauled woman is torn down," Daily Commercial, December 26, 2016 (www.dailycommercial.com)
Valente Lopez Aguirre
  • "Identification Made on Man Found Dead in a Canal," Fresno County Sheriff's Office press release, April 15, 2016 (www.fresnosheriff.org)
  • "Dogs Likely Involved in Man’s Death; Detectives Seek Public’s Help to Locate Animals," Fresno County Sheriff's Office press release, July 8, 2016 (www.fresnosheriff.org)
  • Elizabeth Riecken, "74-year-old man's death may be linked to aggressive dog attack, second in area," KMPH News, July 8, 2016 (www.fox26.com)
  • Jim Guy, "Missing Fresno man died of drowning, but also sustained dog bites," Fresno Bee, July 8, 2016 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • Janelle Bludau, "Detectives Believe Dogs Attacked Man Found in Canal," YourCentralValley.com, July 8, 2016 (www.yourcentralvalley.com)
  • Joseph Luiz, "Body found in Fresno canal," The Selma Enterprise, July 8, 2016 (www.hanfordsentinel.com)
  • "Dogs Likely Involved in Man’s Death; Detectives Seek Public’s Help to Locate Animals," Big Valley News, July 11, 2016 (www.bigvalleynews.com)
  • Pablo Lopez, "Five dogs are linked to two deaths. Now question is whether they should be killed," Fresno Bee, April 29, 2017 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • Pablo Lopez, "Two men killed, five dogs blamed, and now the verdict. The dogs must die," Fresno Bee, May 15, 2017 (www.fresnobee.com)
Sebastian Caban
  • Steven Luke and R. Stickney, "3-Day-Old Baby Killed by Dog: SDPD," NBC 7 San Diego, April 22, 2016 (www.nbcsandiego.com)
  • Pauline Repard, "Family dog fatally mauls newborn baby," The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 22, 2016 (www.sandiegouniontribune.com)
  • Maggie Avants, "Infant Mauled to Death by Dog in M Mesa: [UPDATED]," Patch.com, April 22, 2016 (www.patch.com)
  • "Police: Dog mauls 3-day-old baby to death," 10 News, April 22, 2016 (www.10news.com)
  • Hoa Quach, "Newborn Baby Apparently Killed by Dog in Mira Mesa," Times of San Diego, April 22, 2016 (www.timesofsandiego.com)
  • Ben Poston, "Newborn baby boy is mauled to death by family dog in Mira Mesa," Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2016 (www.latimes.com)
  • "'Tragic accident:' Dog mauls newborn to death in Mira Mesa," CW6 News, April 22, 2016 (www.cw6sandiego.com)
  • Mark Green, "3-day-old boy dies in San Diego after family dog reportedly attacks," Fox 13 Now, April 22, 2016 (www.fox13now.com)
  • "3-day-old baby mauled to death by family dog," Fox 5, April 22, 2016 (www.fox5sandiego.com)
  • Marty Grahm, "Dog kills California baby in apparent accident: police," Reuters, April 22, 2016 (www.reuters.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dog Mauls 3-Day-Old Baby To Death In San Diego," ABC 7 News, April 22, 2016 (www.abc7.com)
  • Associated Press, "Police say a 3-day-old boy was mauled to death by the family dog while they were in bed with the child's parents," Daily Reporter, April 22, 2016 (www.greenfieldreporter.com)
  • "3-day-old newborn mauled to death by dog," Cox Media Group, April 22, 2016 (www.wpxi.com)
  • "3-day-old baby mauled to death by family dog in San Diego," Fox 6 Now, April 22, 2016 (www.fox6now.com)
  • (Update) Ben Poston, "Newborn baby boy is mauled to death by family dog in Mira Mesa," Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2016 (www.latimes.com)
  • (Update) Pauline Repard, "Family dog fatally mauls newborn baby," The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 22, 2016 (www.sandiegouniontribune.com)
  • "Pit bull kills newborn baby in bed," The Guardian, April 22, 2016 (www.theguardian.com)
  • "San Diego family's dog mauls newborn baby to death," Fox News, April 22, 2016 (www.foxnews.com)
  • "Pet dog fatally mauls 3-day-old baby in San Diego," CBS News, April 22, 2016 (www.cbsnews.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pit bull mix dog fatally mauls 3-day-old baby in San Diego," Kolo TV, April 22, 2016 (www.kolotv.com)
  • Steven Robson, "Newborn baby killed by family dog 'after it got spooked by mum coughing in bed,'" Daily Mirror, April 22, 2016 (www.mirror.co.uk)
  • Harriet Sinclair, "Newborn baby killed by family's pet pit bull after mother coughed," Independent, April 22, 2016 (www.independent.co.uk)
  • "Dog mauls 3-day-old baby to death after the child's mother startled the pet by coughing in bed," Daily Mail, April 22, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Katie Reilly, "Newborn Baby Killed by Family Dog in San Diego," Time, April 23, 2016 (www.time.com)
  • "Police Say Pit Bull Dog Killed Newborn Baby In Parent's Bed," Sky Valley Chronicle, April 23, 2016 (www.skyvalleychronicle.com)
  • (Update) Pauline Repard, "Newborn baby boy is mauled to death by family dog, a American Staffordshire terrier-mix," Los Angeles Times, April 23, 2016 (www.latimes.com)
  • Char Adams, "3-Day-Old Newborn Allegedly Mauled to Death by Family Dog in San Diego: Cops," People, April 23, 2016 (www.people.com)
  • (Update) Pauline Repard, Kristina Davis and David Hernandez, "Family dog fatally mauls newborn baby," The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 23, 2016 (www.sandiegouniontribune.com)
  • Brie Stimson and Wendy Fry, "Parents of Baby Killed by Dog Tried to Call 911 Twice: SDPD," NBC 7 San Diego, April 23, 2016 (www.nbcsandiego.com)
  • "Three-day-old baby KILLED by family pet 'after it got spooked by mum coughing'," Sunday Express, April 23, 2016 (www.express.co.uk)
  • Associated Press, "Couple whose baby was mauled by dog gave up on 911 calls," Associated Press, Aril 24, 2016 (bigstory.ap.org)
  • "Couple whose baby was mauled by dog gave up on 911 calls," News 2, April 25, 2016 (www.counton2.com)
  • "Parents Call 911 Twice With No Answer After Newborn Is Fatally Attacked by Family Dog: Officials," Inside Edition, April 24, 2016 (www.insideedition.com)
  • News release, San Diego County Department of the Medical Examiner, April 25, 2016 (www.sandiegocounty.gov)
  • Associated Press, "Autopsy: Newborn Killed by Dog Died of Bites to Head," ABC News, April 25, 2016 (www.abcnews.go.com)
  • "Autopsy determines cause of death for baby mauled by family dog," CBS News, April 25, 2016 (www.cbsnews.com)
  • Samantha Tatro and NBC 7 Staff, "Newborn Attacked by Dog Died of Bite Injuries to Head: ME's Office," NBC 7 San Diego, April 25, 2016 (www.nbcsandiego.com)
  • Lyndsay Winkley, "Family of dog maul victim gave up on 911," The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 25, 2016 (www.sandiegouniontribune.com)
  • San Diego Humane Society letter by President and CEO, Gary Weitzman, DVM, MPH, CAWA, April 26, 2016
  • R. Stickney, "Rescue Dog in Baby's Death Showed No Signs of Aggression: Humane Society," NBC 7 San Diego, April 27, 2016 (www.nbcsandiego.com)
  • Diana Alvear, "Humane Society officials say dog in mauling incident showed no signs of violence," ABC 10 News, April 27, 2016 (www.10news.com)
  • Diana Alvear, "Dog that mauled newborn baby boy to death euthanized," ABC 10 News, April 27, 2016 (www.10news.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dog that killed 3-day-old baby in San Diego is euthanized," Merced Sun Star, April 27, 2016 (www.mercedsunstar.com)
  • "Dog euthanized after mauling newborn to death," Fox 5, April 27, 2016 (www.fox5sandiegor.com)
  • David Hernandez, "Dog that fatally bit baby euthanized," The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 27, 2016 (www.sandiegouniontribune.com)
  • Hoa Quach, "County Euthanizes Dog that Bit Mira Mesa Baby," Times of San Diego, April 27, 2016 (www.timesofsandiego.com)
  • Adopt Laura Lei and Declan -- Two Pit Bulls, San Diego Humane Society (SDHS), April 27, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Join us for Bark 'n' Brew -- Featuring a Pit Bull, San Diego Humane Society (SDHS), April 27, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Thank You to Behavior Center Volunteers -- Featuring a Pit Bull, San Diego Humane Society (SDHS), April 28, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Meet Clay and Opie! -- Video Promoting Two Pit Bull Puppies, San Diego Humane Society (SDHS), April 29, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
Manuel Mejia
  • Autopsy Summary and Cause of Death, Manuel Mejia, Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner Department, April 24, 2016 (www.miamidade.gov)
  • Autopsy Report, Manuel Mejia, Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner Department, April 25, 2016 (www.miamidade.gov)
  • Amanda Batchelor, "Man dies after being mauled by pack of dogs outside southwest Miami-Dade home," Local 10 News, May 12, 2016 (www.local10.com)
  • Glenna Milberg, "Man fatally mauled by pack of dogs outside southwest Miami-Dade home," Local 10 News, May 12, 2016 (www.local10.com)
  • "Homestead Man Killed By Pack Of Dogs," CBS Miami, May 13, 2016 (miami.cbslocal.com)
  • Glenna Milberg, "Autopsy report released in fatal dog mauling of man in Homestead," Local 10 News, May 13, 2016 (www.local10.com)
  • Michael Seiden and Amanda Batchelor, "10 dogs seized by authorities after fatal dog mauling," Local 10 News, May 18, 2016 (www.local10.com)
Antoinette Brown
  • Conor Shine, "Animal control stepping up patrols in five Dallas neighborhoods to combat stray dog problem," The Dallas Morning News, October 26, 2016 (cityhallblog.dallasnews.com)
  • Tristan Hallman, "Beware of dog enforcement: Dallas aims for 500 percent increase in pet citations, The Dallas Morning News, April 15, 2016 (cityhallblog.dallasnews.com)
  • "Editorial: Has Dallas hit on the right plan to curb loose dog chaos?," The Dallas Morning News, April 15, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "Woman nearly killed by pack of dogs in South Dallas," The Dallas Morning News, May 7, 2016 (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com)
  • "Police: Woman seriously hurt, 6 dogs in custody after attack," WFAA, May 7, 2016 (www.wfaa.com)
  • (Update) Sarah Mervosh, "Pack of dogs bit Dallas woman more than 100 times, mauled her like they were ‘eating a steak’," The Dallas Morning News, May 7, 2016 (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com)
  • Dallas Police Department, "Dog Attack on Rutledge Street," May 7, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "Owners of dogs that mauled Dallas woman could face criminal charges, police chief says," The Dallas Morning News, May 8, 2016 (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com)
  • (Update) "Police: Woman seriously hurt, 6 dogs in custody after attack," WFAA, May 8, 2016 (www.wfaa.com)
  • Chris Jose, "Pack of Dogs Mauls Dallas Woman," NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, May 8, 2016 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • "Woman attacked by pack of loose dogs in Dallas," Fox 4 News, May 9, 2016 (www.fox4news.com)
  • Ken Kalthoff, "Dallas Animal Control Changes Promised After Loose Dog Attack," NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, May 9, 2016 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • "Dallas woman dies from injuries in dog attack," WFAA, May 9, 2016 (www.wfaa.com)
  • (Update) Ken Kalthoff, "Dallas Animal Control Changes Promised After Loose Dog Attack," NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, May 9, 2016 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • Claire Z. Cardona, "Woman mauled by pack of dogs in southern Dallas has died," The Dallas Morning News, May 9, 2016 (cityhallblog.dallasnews.com)
  • Regina F. Graham, "Grandmother, 52, dies seven days after being viciously mauled by a pack of six dogs that bit her more than 100 times," Daily Mail, May 10, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • "The State of Texas: May 10, 2016," Texas Monthly, May 10, 2016 (www.texasmonthly.com)
  • "Councilman on Dallas woman killed by dogs: ‘The city is failing'," Fox 4 News, May 10, 2016 (www.fox4news.com)
  • Rebecca Lopez, "Dallas police turn to DNA to solve dog attack," WFAA, May 10, 2016 (www.wfaa.com)
  • Jim Schutze, "Shoot the Dogs. If It's a Way To Save the Next Antoinette Brown, Shoot the Dogs." Dallas Observer, May 10, 2016 (www.dallasobserver.com)
  • Ken Kalthoff, "History of Complaints Prior to Fatal Dog Attack in Dallas," NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, May 10, 2016 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • Dallas City Manager A.C. Gonzalez releases statement, May 10, 2016 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • "Update: Dog Attack on Rutledge Street," Dallas Police Department Blog, May 10, 2016 (dpdbeat.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "Neighbors complained at least 11 times about owners of dogs that mauled South Dallas woman," The Dallas Morning News, May 10, 2016 (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com)
  • Sharon Grigsby, "Opinion: Deadly dog mauling resulted from shocking failure of common sense at Dallas City Hall," The Dallas Morning News, May 11, 2016 (dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com)
  • David Goins, "Daughter of dog-mauling victim wants change, apology," WFAA, May 12, 2016 (www.wfaa.com)
  • Stephen Young, "City Steps Up Loose Dog Enforcement in Area Near Fatal Attack," Dallas Observer, May 12, 2016 (www.dallasobserver.com)
  • "Workers set traps for stray dogs in South Dallas," Fox 4, May 12, 2016 (www.fox4news.com)
  • Jim Schutze, "Protect the Next Antoinette Brown, Then Worry About Protecting Dogs," Dallas Observer, May 12, 2016 (www.dallasobserver.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh and Tristan Hallman, "Exclusive: As critics turn up the heat, Dallas calls in a cop to fix loose dog ‘crisis’," The Dallas Morning News, May 13, 2016 (cityhallblog.dallasnews.com)
  • Jeff Mosier and Marc Ramirez, "Fatal mauling shocked Dallas — but in many neighborhoods, it was no surprise," The Dallas Morning News, May 13, 2016 (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com)
  • Sharon Grigsby, "With Dallas animal shelter’s Jody Jones and her bosses in the doghouse, here’s what we need to know," The Dallas Morning News, May 14, 2016 (dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com)
  • "Editorial: It's time for Dallas Animal Services chief Jody Jones to go," The Dallas Morning News, May 16, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Deborah Rodriguez, "Deborah Rodriguez: How Dallas Animal Services neglects neighborhood safety," The Dallas Morning News, May 18, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • "Editorial: Broken windows and broken promises in wake of South Dallas dog attack," The Dallas Morning News, May 16, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • James Ragland, "Before dogs mauled her, Antoinette Brown turned to a tiny South Dallas church for help," The Dallas Morning News, May 20, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Lori Brown, "City confirms North Dallas dogs are responsible for 4 separate attacks," Fox 4 News, May 22, 2016 (www.fox4news.com)
  • "Editorial: Only one official is stepping up on Dallas’ loose-dog crisis. Why?," The Dallas Morning News, May 24, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • "Postal Workers To Dallas Officials: Handle Loose Dog Problem," CBS DFW, May 25, 2016 (dfw.cbslocal.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "To fix dog crisis, Dallas turns to business experts ," The Dallas Morning News, May 15, 2016 (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com)
  • "Editorial: In deft move, Dallas animal board leader recruits outsiders to help solve dog crisis," The Dallas Morning News, May 25, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, Jon McClure and Troy Oxford, "These 6 charts explain why Dallas' dog problem is so messed up," The Dallas Morning News, May 26, 2016 (interactives.dallasnews.com)
  • Stephen Young, "Family of Antoinette Brown Demands $5 Million from City of Dallas," Dallas Observer, May 26, 2016 (www.dallasobserver.com)
  • "Family seeks $5M from Dallas for dog attack death," Fox 4 News, May 26, 2016 (www.fox4news.com)
  • Ken Kalthoff, "Family Threatens $5 Million Lawsuit After Fatal Dallas Stray Dog Attack," NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, May 26, 2016 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • JeffPaul, "Vigil For Dallas Dog Mauling Victim After City Manager Announces Retirement," CBS DFW, May 30, 2016 (dfw.cbslocal.com)
  • Noelle Walker, "Community Vigil for Victim of Deadly Dog Mauling in Dallas," NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, May 30, 2016 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "13-year-old seriously hurt in dog attack while, across town, mourners honor victim of fatal mauling," The Dallas Morning News, May 31, 2016 (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "911 calls: Antoinette Brown begged ‘somebody help me’ while pack of dogs devoured her," The Dallas Morning News, June 7, 2016 (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com)
  • "Review and Findings for Animal Attack on May 2, 2016," Dallas Assistant City Manager (79 page report), City of Dallas, June 10, 2016 (www.dallascityhall.com)
  • Sharon Grigsby, "Sharon Grigsby: What happened to 7 dogs suspected of killing Antoinette Brown (and other updates in the month since her death)," The Dallas Morning News, June 10, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "New report on dog attack reveals horrific details about death of Antoinette Brown," The Dallas Morning News, June 10, 2016 (cityhallblog.dallasnews.com)
  • Associated Press, "Report: Communications glitches after Army vet mauling death," Fort Worth Telegram, June 11, 2016 (www.star-telegram.com)
  • Stephen Young, "City Releases Antoinette Brown Report," Dallas Observer, June 13, 2016 (www.dallasobserver.com)
  • Ken Kalthoff, "Animal Service Changes Backed After Fatal Mauling," NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, June 13, 2016 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • Stephen Young, "Stung By Report on Mauling, City Reveals Potential New Rules on Dogs," Dallas Observer, June 14, 2016 (www.dallasobserver.com)
  • Andrea Lucia, "Dog Owners In Dallas Could Face Tougher Laws," CBS DFW, June 14, 2016 (dfw.cbslocal.com)
  • Jim Schutze, "First Thing, After Death of Antoinette Brown, Fire the Top Dog Catcher," Dallas Observer, June 23, 2016 (www.dallasobserver.com)
  • Robert Wilonsky, "Take this wide-ranging survey intended to help put an end to Dallas’ loose-dog problem," The Dallas Morning News, June 23, 2016 (cityhallblog.dallasnews.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "Study shows nearly 9,000 dogs roam southern Dallas, bites spike 15% each year," The Dallas Morning News, August 4, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • "Editorial: Outside report leaves no room for deniability on loose dog crisis," The Dallas Morning News, August 4, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Jim Schutze, "Loose Dogs Are a Problem Only Southern Dallas Leaders Can Solve," Dallas Observer, August 9, 2016 (www.dallasobserver.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "Dallas police make first-ever dog bite arrest after pit bull attacks twice in one month," The Dallas Morning News, August 12, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Stephen Young, "Dallas Police Make First Ever Felony Dog Attack Arrest," Dallas Observer, August 12, 2016 (www.dallasobserver.com)
  • Sharon Grigsby, "Dog-mauling lawsuit against Tiffinni Young only distracts from these real issues," The Dallas Morning News, August 25, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • "We now have a roadmap to fix loose dog crisis, but do Dallas leaders have the will to follow it?," The Dallas Morning News, August 25, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Ken Kalthoff, "Dallas Police Pursue Dog DNA in Fatal Attack," NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, September 9, 2016 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • Tristan Hallman, "Police commanders put in charge of cleaning up Dallas Animal Services' loose dog crisis," The Dallas Morning News, September 19, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "Dallas won't 'sugarcoat' it: Fixing loose dog crisis means killing more animals," The Dallas Morning News, September 23, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Stephen Young, "Dallas Animal Services Admits That It's Going to Have to Kill More Dogs in Southern Dallas, September 27, 2016 (www.dallasobserver.com)
  • Sarah Mervosh, "DNA tests come back negative for euthanized dogs suspected of killing Antoinette Brown," The Dallas Morning News, October 31, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • "Dallas police close fatal dog mauling case, no charges filed," Fox 4, October 31, 2016 (www.fox4news.com)
  • Ken Kalthoff, "No Criminal Charges in Dallas Dog Attack Death," NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, October 31, 2016 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • Lori Brown, "Fox 4 Investigation uncovers delays, roadblocks in deadly dog mauling investigation," Fox 4 News, February 3, 2017 (www.fox4news.com)
Adonis Reddick
  • Joel Currier, "St. Louis County man found dead in home may have bee attacked by own dogs, polic say," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 9, 2016 (www.stltoday.com)
  • "Man found dead in home with two dogs," KSDK, May 9, 2016 (www.ksdk.com)
  • "North County Man May Have Been Killed By Own Dog," CBS St. Louis, KMOX, May 9, 2016 (stlouis.cbslocal.com)
  • Danielle Scruggs, "Pit bull may be to blame for north county man’s death," Fox 2 Now, May 10, 2016 (www.fox2now.com)
  • "Police: Man may have been fatally attacked by 1 or both dogs," KMBC, May 10, 2016 (www.kmbc.com)
  • Associated Press, "Police Say North St. Louis County Man Died From Dog Bite," CBS St. Louis, May 10, 2016 (stlouis.cbslocal.com)
  • Associated Press, "Man found dead in home; police suspect dog attack," The Eagle, May 10, 2016 (www.theeagle.com)
  • Joel Currier, "Advocate for people with disabilities killed by dog in his St. Louis County home, police say," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 10, 2016 (www.stltoday.com)
  • Adonis Reddick, 2016 Self Advocate of the Year Catalyst Award, The Arc of the US's National Convention in Indianapolis, 2016 (dmh.mo.gov)
  • Associated Press, "Man killed by his dog was advocate for the disabled," May 11, 2016 (www.maryvilledailyforum.com)
  • Doyle Murphy, "Mauled to Death by a Pit Bull, Adonis Reddick Was Still Nobody's Victim," Riverfront Times, June 22, 2016 (www.riverfrontimes.com)
Earl Stephens Jr.
  • Ellen Garrison, "Police kill pit bull after deadly attack," The Sacramento Bee, June 5, 2016 (www.sacbee.com)
  • "Stockton man fatally attacked by pit bull," ABC 10, June 5, 2016 (www.abc10.com)
  • Joe Goldeen, "Pit bull fatally mauls man visiting dog's owner," Record.net, June 5, 2016 (www.record.net)
  • Jeff Cousins, "Stockton man dies after pit bull attack," KCRA-TV, June 5, 2016 (www.kcra.com)
  • Doug Johnson, "Police Fatally Shoot Dog That Killed Stockton Man," Fox 40, June 5, 2016 (www.fox40.com)
  • Veronica Rocha, "'Aggressive' pit bull shot and killed after fatally mauling a California man," Los Angeles Times, June 6, 2016 (www.latimes.com)
  • Associated Press, "Fight may have prompted pit bull attack that left man dead," San Diego Union Tribune, June 6, 2016 (www.sandieguniontribune.com)
  • "Pit Bull Attack In Stockton Leaves Man Dead," CBS Sacramento, June 6, 2016 (sacramento.cbslocal.com)
  • "Fight may have prompted pit bull attack that left man dead," WRCB TV, June 6, 2016 (www.wrcbtv.com)
  • Joe Goldeen, "Investigation continues into fatal pit bull mauling," Record.net, June 6, 2016 (www.record.net)
  • Obituary, Earl Wayne Stephens Jr,. Record.net, June 12, 2016 (www.record.net)
Hunter Bragg
  • "7-year-old boy killed in dog attack," WCSH, June 4, 2016 (www.wlbz2.com)
  • Fred Placey, "Boy killed in Corinna dog attack," WMTW, June 4, 2016 (www.wmtw.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dog Attacks, Kills 7-Year-Old Boy in Maine," ABC News, June 4, 2016 (abcnews.go.com)
  • "Dog attacks, kills 7-year-old boy in Penobscot County, Portland Press Herald, June 4, 2016 (www.pressherald.com)
  • "Dog attacks, kills 7-year-old boy in Maine," KTTC, June 4, 2016 (www.kttc.com)
  • "Boy dies in apparent dog attack in Corinna," Bangor Daily News, June 5, 2016 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • (Update) Judy Harrison, "Boy dies in apparent dog attack in Corinna," Bangor Daily News, June 5, 2016 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Chris Pleasance, "Seven-year-old boy mauled to death during dog attack Maine home," Daily Mail, June 5, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Dennis Hoey, "Authorities delay releasing details of Corinna dog-attack death," Portland Press Herald, June 5, 2016 (www.pressherald.com)
  • Press Release: 7-Year-Old boy Killed in dog attack, Penobscot County Sheriff's Office, June 6, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • "Seven-year-old boy mauled to death by dog in Maine," The Telegraph, June 6, 2016 (www.telegraph.co.uk)
  • Dennis Hoey, "More details expected today on dog attack that killed boy in Corinna," Portland Press Herald, June 6, 2016 (www.pressherald.com)
  • Doug Harlow and Rachel Ohm, "Dog in fatal Corinna attack was new to home and not registered, town manager says," Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinell, June 6, 2016 (www.centralmaine.com)
  • "Sheriff: Boy, 7, attacked, killed by pit bull," WMTW, June 6, 2016 (www.wmtw.com)
  • (Update) Doug Harlow and Rachel Ohm, "Police: Dog is euthanized after killing 7-year-old boy in Corinna," Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinell, June 6, 2016 (www.centralmaine.com)
  • Danielle Waugh and Marc Fortier, "Dog That Killed 7-Year-Old Maine Boy Was a Pit Bull," NECN, June 6, 2016 (www.necn.com)
  • (Update) "Sheriff: Boy, 7, attacked, killed by pit bull," WMTW, June 6, 2016 (www.wmtw.com)
  • "Police identify 7-year-old boy killed by pit bull in Maine," WCVB, June 6, 2016 (www.wcvb.com)
  • Nok-Noi Ricker, "Bangor boy identified as victim in fatal dog attack involving pit bull," Bangor Daily News, June 6, 2016 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • "7-year-old boy attacked, killed by pit bull, Penobscot County sheriff says," WGME, June 6, 2016 (www.wgme.com)
  • Associated Press, "Police Identify Maine Boy, 7, Mauled to Death By Pit Bull," Maine Public Broadcasting Network, June 6, 2016 (news.mpbn.net)
  • "UPDATE: Bangor Boy Killed by Pit Bull in Corinna," WGME, June 6, 2016 (www.wgme.com)
  • "I-TEAM: Digging into deadly dog attacks," WGME, June 6, 2016 (www.wgme.com)
  • (Update) Doug Harlow and Rachel Ohm, "Police: Dog is euthanized after killing 7-year-old boy in Corinna," Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinell, June 7, 2016 (www.centralmaine.com)
  • Jessica Chia and Chris Pleasance, "PICTURED: Boy, 7, mauled to death by pit bull playing in a relatives yard while his father was inside the house," Daily Mail, June 7, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Doug Harlow and Rachel Ohm, "Boy killed in dog attack was ‘loved by so many’," Morning Sentinel, June 7, 2016 (www.pressherald.com)
  • Obituary, "Hunter Michael Bragg," Bangor Daily News, June 7, 2016 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Nok-Noi Ricker, "Sheriff: Dog in Corinna attack recently sent back to homeowner," Bangor Daily News, June 9, 2016 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Rachel Ohm, "Document: Dog that killed boy in Corinna had attacked previous owner’s dog ‘several times’," Morning Sentinel, June 10, 2016 (www.centralmaine.com)
  • Town of Corinna Animal Bite Report, Hunter Bragg, Morning Sentinel, June 10, 2016 (www.centralmaine.com)
  • Nok-Noi Ricker, "Pit bull that killed Bangor boy had vicious history," Bangor Daily News, June 10, 2016 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Taylor Kinzler, "UPDATE: Criminal Case Pending in Corinna Dog Attack," WABI, June 10, 2016 (www.wabi.tv)
  • Courtney Sturgeon, "Dog had violent history before killing boy," WMTW, June 10, 2016 (www.wmtw.com)
  • (Update) Rachel Ohm, "Dog that killed boy in Corinna had attacked previous owner’s dog, report says," Morning Sentinel, June 11, 2016 (www.pressherald.com)
  • "In Memory of Hunter M. Bragg," Brookings-Smith Funeral Home, June 2016 (www.brookingssmith.com)
  • Madeline St. Amour, "Investigation continues into fatal dog attack in Corinna," Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinell, June 28, 2016 (www.centralmaine.com)
  • "Boy in Corinna dog attack died of multiple head, neck injuriess," Portland Press Herald, August 25, 2016 (www.pressherald.com)
  • "Medical report: Boy in Corinna dog attack died of multiple head, neck injuries," Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinell, August 25, 2016 (www.centralmaine.com)
  • Medical Examiner Report, Hunter Bragg, Office of Chief Medical Examiner, June 6, 2016/August 9, 2016 (www.centralmaine.com)
  • Nok-Noi Ricker, "Report: Father tried to save son after dog attack," Bangor Daily News, August 25, 2016 (www.bangordailynews.com)
Erin McCleskey
  • "Woman Found Deceased Due to Dog Attack," Travis County Sheriff's Office, June 16, 2016 (www.tcsheriff.org)
  • Elizabeth Findell, "Woman killed by dogs in North Travis County," Austin American-Statesman, June 16, 2016 (www.mystatesman.com)
  • "Woman killed in NE Travis Co. dog attack," KEYE TV, June 16, 2016 (www.keyetv.com)
  • "Woman found dead after dog attack in Manor," KVUE, June 16, 2016 (www.kvue.com)
  • Dave Byknish, "Several dogs impounded after attack leaves Austin woman dead," Kxan, June 16, 2016 (www.kxan.com)
  • Tom Steele, "Woman killed by pack of dogs in Travis County," The Dallas Morning News, June 16, 2016 (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com)
  • Associated Press, "Woman, 36, dies week after being mauled by dogs near Austin," Houston Chronicle, June 16, 2016 (www.chron.com)
  • (Update) Dave Byknish, "Austin woman mauled to death by dogs," Kxan, June 16, 2016 (www.kxan.com)
  • Reuters, "Woman mauled to death by dogs at Texas home -Sheriff's Office," June 16, 2016 (www.kfgo.com)
  • Nina Hernandez, "Woman Dies in Manor Dog Attack," The Austin Chronicle, June 16, 2016 (www.austinchronicle.com)
  • Lindsay Liepman, "Criminal charges not expected in Austin woman's dog mauling death," KEYE TV, June 16, 2016 (www.keyetv.com)
  • (Update) "Woman found dead after dog attack in Manor," KVUE, June 16, 2016 (www.kvue.com)
  • "Sheriff: Woman mauled to death by pack of dogs in Austin," LMTonline.com, June 16, 2016 (www.lmtonline.com)
  • "Texas woman mauled to death by dogs," Kxan, June 17, 2016 (www.nbc4i.com)
  • Casey Claiborne, "Best friend of dog attack victim speaks out," Fox 7, June 17, 2016 (www.fox7austin.com)
  • Eric Dexheimer, "Even when pets turn violent, the law can be complicated," Austin American-Statesman, June 17, 2016 (www.mystatesman.com)
  • Lauren Kravets, "Avoiding dog attacks after Austin woman mauled to death," Kxan, June 17, 2016 (www.kxan.com)
  • Donna Brown, "Woman Mauled To Death By Pack Of Dogs While Serving Papers In Texas," Inquistr, June 18, 2016 (www.inquistr.com)
  • Jenni Lee, "Six dogs that killed Austin woman may not be put down," KVUE, June 21, 2016 (www.kvue.com)
  • Andy Jechow, "Dogs that mauled woman to death will be euthanized," Kxan, June 24, 2016 (www.kxan.com)
  • Philip Jankowski and Claire Osborn, "Dogs that killed woman last week to be euthanized," Austin American-Statesman, June 24, 2016 (www.mystatesman.com)
  • (Update) Philip Jankowski and Claire Osborn, "Dogs that killed woman last week to be euthanized," Austin American-Statesman, June 24, 2016 (www.mystatesman.com)
  • Tom Steele, "6 dogs who fatally mauled Austin woman will be put to death," The Dallas Morning News, June 24, 2016 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • "Judge Orders Dogs Who Killed Austin Woman Be Euthanized," Time Warner Cable News, June 24, 2016 (www.twcnews.com)
  • Lindsay Liepman, "Dogs from fatal NE Travis Co. mauling to be euthanized," KEYE TV, June 24, 2016 (www.keyetv.com)
  • Philip Jankowski, "Owner appeals order to kill dogs that mauled Austin woman," Austin American-Statesman, July 7, 2016 (www.mystatesman.com)
  • Lindsay Liepman, "Owner of dogs that killed Austin woman appeals their destruction order," KEYE TV, July 7, 2016 (www.keyetv.com)
  • Terry Swanson v. State of Texas and County of Travis, NO. 03-16-00729-CV, Texas Court of Appeals. Third District, May 2, 2017
  • Ryan Autullo, "Appeals court stops euthanization of dogs that killed Austin woman," Austin American-Statesman, May 2, 2017 (www.mystatesman.com)
Jocelyn Winfrey
  • "Pit Bulls Maul Woman," New Haven Independent, June 21, 2016 (www.newhavenindependent.org)
  • "Woman suffers serious injuries in New Haven pit bull attack," WFSB, June 21, 2016 (www.wfsb.com)
  • "Woman Critically Injured in Dog Attack in New Haven," NECN, June 21, 2016 (www.necn.com)
  • (Update) Paul Bass and Markeshia Ricks, "Pit Bulls Maul Woman," New Haven Independent, June 22, 2016 (www.newhavenindependent.org)
  • Samantha Schoenfeld and Tony Terzi, "New Haven woman loses arm, leg, eyesight after 2 pit bulls attack," FOX 61, June 22, 2016 (www.fox61.com)
  • Stephanie Simoni, "Woman suffers dog attack, New Haven changes emergency response," WTNH.com, June 22, 2016 (www.wtnh.com)
  • RJ Scofield, "Woman in Grave Condition After Brutal Double Pit Bull Attack," Patch.com, June 22, 2016 (www.patch.com)
  • Esteban L. Hernandez, "Woman in ‘grave’ condition after New Haven dog mauling; city changes response protocol," New Haven Register, June 22, 2016 (www.nhregister.com)
  • Associated Press, "Officials: Woman Critically Hurt After Attack By 2 Pit Bulls," Hartford Courant, June 22, 2016 (www.courant.com)
  • "Our View: Dog attack underscores need for personal responsibility," Norwich Bulletin, June 22, 2016 (www.norwichbulletin.com)
  • Paul Bass and Markeshia Ricks, "Doctors Try To Save Pit-Bull Victim’s Life," New Haven Independent, June 23, 2016 (www.newhavenindependent.org)
  • Esteban L. Hernandez, "New Haven alder considers dog ban for some breeds after mauling," New Haven Register, June 23, 2016 (www.nhregister.com)
  • Samantha Schoenfeld and Tony Terzi, "New Haven woman remains in extremely grave condition 3 days after pit bull attack," FOX 61, June 23, 2016 (www.fox61.com)
  • "Owner of two dogs in New Haven attack faces drug charge," WFSB, June 23, 2016 (www.wfsb.com)
  • Nicholas Rondinone, "Official: Woman "Gravely Ill" After Vicious New Haven Dog Attack," Hartford Courant, June 23, 2016 (www.courant.com)
  • Barbara Kay, "New Haven pit bull attack," Prince Arthur Herald, June 27, 2016 (www.princearthurherald.com)
  • Kate Ramunni, "New Haven dog attack victim dies," New Haven Register, June 27, 2016 (www.nhregister.com)
  • Paul Bass, "Dog-Mauling Victim Dies," New Haven Independent, June 27, 2016 (www.newhavenindependent.org)
  • Kels Dayton, "New Haven woman dies after being attacked by two dogs," WTNH.com, June 28, 2016 (www.wtnh.com)
  • Josh Scheinblum, "New Haven dog attack neighbors speak out after death of victim," WTNH.com, June 28, 2016 (www.wtnh.com)
  • "Owner of dogs that attacked, killed woman in New Haven will not face additional charges, police say," FOX 61, June 28, 2016 (www.fox61.com)
  • Associated Press, "New Haven Woman Mauled By 2 Dogs Dies," Hartford Courant, June 28, 2016 (www.courant.com)
  • "Dogs to be put down, owner faces no additional charges following deadly attack," Fox 10 TV, June 28, 2016 (www.fox10tv.com)
  • Associated Press, "Yale Prof's Dogs to Be Euthanized for Mauling Woman to Death," ABC News, June 28, 2016 (abcnews.go.com)
  • Esteban L. Hernandez, "No charges in fatal New Haven dog mauling; animals to be euthanized," New Haven Register, June 28, 2016 (www.nhregister.com)
  • Christine Dempsey, "Mauled Woman Dies, Dogs Scheduled To Be Put Down," Hartford Courant, June 28, 2016 (www.courant.com)
  • "Connecticut woman brutally attacked by dogs outside home dies," Fox News, June 28, 2016 (www.foxnews.com)
  • Eli Rosenberg, "New Haven Woman Dies a Week After Being Mauled by 2 Dogs," New York Times, June 28, 2016 (www.nytimes.com)
  • Euan McLelland and James Wilkinson, "Yale professor whose bulldogs mauled 53-year-old Connecticut mom to death is charged with crack cocaine possession and will lose his dogs - but WON'T face other charges," Daily Mail, June 28, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Samantha Schoenfeld, "911 calls released after woman dies following New Haven dog attack," FOX 61, June 29, 2016 (www.fox61.com)
  • Paul Bass, "Listen To The Dog-Mauling 911 Calls," New Haven Independent, June 29, 2016 (www.newhavenindependent.org)
  • Jesse Gosselin, "Owner of dogs in fatal New Haven attack in court Friday," WTNH.com, July 1, 2016 (www.wtnh.com)
  • Associated Press, "Yale Professor Facing Drug Charges After Dog Mauling Death," ABC News, July 1, 2016 (abcnews.go.com)
  • "Drug Possession Case for Yale Doc Continued," NBC Connecticut, July 1, 2016 (www.nbcconnecticut.com)
  • Jesse Gosselin, "Case continued for owner of dogs in deadly New Haven attack," WTNH.com, July 1, 2016 (www.wtnh.com)
  • Jocelyn Winfrey's Funeral Expenses, GoFundMe, July 3, 2016 (www.gofundme.com)
  • Associated Press, "Correction: Fatal Dog Attack-Connecticut Story," ABC News, July 4, 2016 (abcnews.go.com)
  • Esteban L. Hernandez, "Dogs involved in fatal New Haven mauling euthanized," New Haven Register, July 6, 2016 (www.nhregister.com)
  • Finnegan Schick, "Med school resident’s dogs euthanized after fatal attack," Yale Daily News, July 6, 2016 (www.yaledailynews.com)
  • (Update) Esteban L. Hernandez, "Dogs involved in fatal New Haven mauling euthanized," New Haven Register, July 7, 2016 (www.nhregister.com)
  • "Letter to the Editor: Dogs’ owner at fault for fatal attack," New Haven Register, July 28, 2016 (www.nhregister.com)
  • Esteban L. Hernandez, "New Haven alders mull changes to response for animal attacks following fatal mauling," New Haven Register, August 16, 2016 (www.nhregister.com)
  • Markeshia Ricks, "Dog-Mauling Death Prompts New Protocol," New Haven Independent, August 22, 2016 (www.newhavenindependent.org)
  • Esteban L. Hernandez, "Family of New Haven dog mauling victim intends to sue city over response," New Haven Register, August 25, 2016 (www.nhregister.com)
Susie Kirby
  • "3-day-old girl killed by family dogs, Fresno police say," Fresno Bee, June 27, 2016 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • "3-day-old baby killed by dog," Fox 26 KMPH News, June 27, 2016 (kmph-kfre.com)
  • Associated Press, "3-day-old baby killed by family dogs in Fresno," Los Angeles Times, June 27, 2016 (www.latimes.com)
  • Patrick Nelson, "Infant killed in dog attack," YourCentralValley, June 27, 2016 (www.yourcentralvalley.com)
  • "Newborn baby killed by family's dogs in fresno," ABC 30 News, June 27, 2016 (www.abc30.com)
  • Lucero Benitez, "Keeping Children Safe Around Dogs," YourCentralValley, June 28, 2016 (www.yourcentralvalley.com)
  • Darren Boyle, "Three-day-old baby girl mauled to death by a pair of pitbull cross breeds in California attack after mother opened her back door thinking the dogs were tied up," Daily Mail, June 28, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Sarah Larimer, "3-day-old baby girl is killed by family dogs in ‘unfortunate accident,’ police say," The Washington Post. June 28, 2016 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • "3-day-old baby killed by family dogs in California," CBS News, June 28, 2016 (www.cbsnews.com)
  • Cherese Jackson, "Pit Bull Mix Mauls Another Baby to Death," Guardian Liberty Voice, June 28, 2016 (www.guardianlv.com)
  • Johanna Li, "3-Day-Old Infant Killed By 2 Family Dogs Mom Believed Were Chained Up," Inside Edition, June 28, 2016 (www.insideedition.com)
  • Justin Boggs, "Infant mauled to death by family dog," WKBW, June 28, 2016 (wkbw.com)
  • Brooke Beare, "3-day-old baby killed by family dogs," KESQ.com, June 28, 2016 (www.kesq.com)
  • "Three-Day-Old Baby Killed By Family Dogs In California," 5 News Online, June 28, 201 (www.5newsonline.com)
  • "3-day-old baby killed by family dogs in California," The Gazette, June 28, 2016 (www.gazette.com)
  • Christie Green, "3-day-old Baby Killed by Family Dogs," CBS 58, June 28, 2016 (www.cbs58.com)
  • Nancy Dillon, "3-day-old girl in California mauled to death by family’s dogs," New York Daily News, June 28, 2016 (www.nydailynews.com)
  • Shaurya Arya, "Shar-pei/Pit Bull Mix Dogs Kill Newborn Baby In Fresno; Facts About Dog Breed," Morning News USA, June 29, 2016 (www.morningnewsusa.com)
  • Associated Press, "Authorities Consider Euthanizing Dogs That Fatally Mauled Infant," CBS Sacramento, June 29, 2016 (sacramento.cbslocal.com)
  • "Family dogs attack and kill 3-day old baby in California," WILX, June 29, 2016 (www.wilx.com)
  • Razi Syed, "Family dogs who mauled newborn Fresno girl euthanized," Fresno Bee, June 29, 2016 (www.fresnobee.com)
Kayden Begay
  • Cindy Yurth, "Child mauled to death by dogs," Navajo Times, July 18, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • "Funeral Expense for Kayden Begay," GoFundMe, July 15, 2016 (www.gofundme.com)
  • "Breaking: Child Mauled To Death By 12 Pitbulls," The Navajo Post, July 18, 2016 (www.navajopost.com)
  • Cindy Yurth, "Wide Ruins officials outraged over fatal mauling," Navajo Times, July 21, 2016 (www.navajotimes.com)
  • Mary Hudetz, "Dog mauling that killed 3-year-old boy angers Navajo leaders," Associated Press, July 22, 2016 (www.abqjournal.com)
Elizabeth Rivera
  • "71-year-old dies after dog mauling in Detroit," Fox 2 Detroit, July 16, 2016 (www.fox2detroit.com)
  • Jennifer Dixon and Jim Schaefer, "Woman, 71, killed by her pit bull in Detroit, cops say," Detroit Free Press, July 17, 2016 (www.freep.com)
  • Jermont Terry, "71-year-old woman attacked, killed by pit bull in southwest Detroit," Local 4 - ClickOnDetroit, July 16, 2016 (www.clickondetroit.com)
  • "Detroit woman, 71, killed by her pit bull," Detroit News, July 17, 2016 (www.detroitnews.com)
  • "Police Say 71-Year-Old Dies After Attack By Her Own Pit Bull," CBS Detroit, July 17, 2016 (detroit.cbslocal.com)
  • "71-year-old woman mauled to death by pit bulls," WXYZ, July 17, 2016 (www.wxyz.com)
  • "Grandma, 71, Fatally Mauled by Pit Bull in Her Southwest Detroit Home," Deadline Detroit, July 17, 2016 (www.deadlinedetroit.com)
  • "Grandmother, 71, is mauled at the jugular and killed by a pit bull inside her home as neighbors hear her scream for help," Daily Mail, July 17, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • (Update) Jennifer Dixon and Jim Schaefer, "Woman, 71, killed by her pit bull in Detroit, cops say," Detroit Free Press, July 17, 2016 (www.freep.com)
  • Gus Burns, "Fate of four pit bulls in limbo after fatal mauling of 71-year-old owner," Mlive.com, July 18, 2016 (www.mlive.com)
  • "71-year-old woman mauled to death by pit bulls," WXYZ.com, July 18, 2016 (www.wxyz.com)
Crisencio Aliado
  • "Medical examiner says dogs behind Kalihi homeless man’s death," Khon 2, August 2, 2016 (www.khon2.com)
  • Brigette Namata, "Homeless man killed by dogs owned by Kalihi business," Khon 2, August 2, 2016 (www.khon2.com)
  • (Update) Brigette Namata, "Homeless man killed by dogs owned by Kalihi business," Khon 3, August 2, 2016 (www.khon2.com)
  • "Medical examiner says homeless man was mauled to death by dogs," Fox Sports 990, August 4, 2016 (foxsports990.iheart.com)
  • "Police investigating death of man mauled by 2 dogs," KITV, August 5, 2016 (www.kitv.com)
  • "Dogs that reportedly mauled homeless man to death are released to owners," Star Advertiser, August 11, 2016 (www.staradvertiser.com)
  • "Owners get 2 dogs back days after fatal attack," News of Hawaii, August 11, 2016 (www.newsofhawaii.com)
  • Catherine Cruz, "Release of dogs involved in fatal attack raises eyebrows," KITV, August 11, 2016 (www.kitv.com)
  • Yunji de Nies, "Dogs that killed man in Kalihi returned to owners," KITV, August 11, 2016 (www.kitv.com)
  • Catherine Cruz, "2nd dog attack victim steps forward," KITV, August 12, 2016 (www.kitv.com)
  • Obituary, Crisencio Aliado, Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary (www.ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com)
  • Obituary, Crisencio Aliado, Find A Grave Memorial, August 28, 2016 (www.findagrave.com)
  • Catherine Cruz, "City Prosecutor: No criminal charges in dog mauling case of homeless man," KITV, January 13, 2017 (www.kitv.com)
Michelle Wilcox
  • "Woman found mauled to death by dog in Screven Co.," WTOC, August 2, 2016 (www.wtoc.com)
  • (Update) Dal Cannady, "Woman found mauled to death by dog in Screven Co.," WTOC, August 2, 2016 (www.wtoc.com)
  • News release, Screven County Sheriff's Office, August 2, 2016 (WTOC Dal Cannady/Facebook.com)
  • Holli Deal Saxon, "Woman killed in dog attack," Statesboro Herald, August 2, 2016 (www.statesboroherald.com)
  • "Woman killed in dog attack in Screven Co.," WJCL, August 2, 2016 (www.wjcl.com)
  • Steve Burns, "Woman killed by boyfriend’s pit bull," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 3, 2016 (www.ajc.com)
  • Obituary, Michelle Lea Wilcox, Savannah Morning News, August 3, 2016 (www.savannahnow.com)
  • Ashley Parker, "Equestrian Mauled to Death by Pit Bull," Rate My Horse Pro, August 3, 2016 (www.ratemyhorsepro.com)
  • Associated Press, "Georgia woman attacked, killed by boyfriend's pit bull," Daily Progress, August 4, 2016 (www.dailyprogress.com)
Derion Stevenson
  • Katherine Jarvis, "Child dies after pit bull attack at friend's house," KTNV, August 17, 2016 (www.ktnv.com)
  • Ricardo Torres-Cortez, "Child dies after pit bull attack in east valley," Las Vegas Sun, August 17, 2016 (www,lasvegassun.com)
  • Rachel Crosby, "Child attacked, killed by friend’s pit bull in far east Las Vegas Valley," Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 17, 2016 (www.reviewjournal.com)
  • Craig Huber, "Child dies following dog attack in east Las Vegas," Fox 5 Vegas, August 17, 2016 (www.fox5vegas.com)
  • (Update) Katherine Jarvis, "Child dies after pit bull attack at friend's house," KTNV, August 17, 2016 (www.ktnv.com)
  • Antonio Castelan and The Associated Press, "Dog that attacked and killed child near Desert Inn and Hollywood has been euthanized," KSNV, August 18, 2016 (www.ksnv.com)
  • Antonio Castelan, "Dog that attacked and killed child near Desert Inn and Hollywood has been euthanized," KSNV, August 18, 2016 (www.ksnv.com)
  • Christian Bertolaccini, "Pit bull that mauled Las Vegas boy to death has been euthanized," Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 18, 2016 (www.reviewjournal.com)
  • Ken Ritter/Associated Press, "Pet dog euthanized after fatally mauling child in Las Vegas," Seattle Times, August 18, 2016 (www.seattletimes.com)
  • Rachel Crosby, "‘Pit bull mix’ that mauled, killed Las Vegas boy euthanized," Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 18, 2016 (www.reviewjournal.com)
  • Mauricio Marin, "Family mourns boy attacked, killed by dog," LasVegasNow, August 18, 2016 (www.lasvegasnow.com)
  • Vanessa Murphy, "Dog attacks: What responsibility does the owner have?" LasVegasNow, August 18, 2016 (www.lasvegasnow.com)
  • (Update) Rachel Crosby, "‘Pit bull mix’ that mauled, killed Las Vegas boy euthanized," Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 18, 2016 (www.reviewjournal.com)
  • Cyndi Lundeberg, "Family discusses pit bull's deadly attack on child," Fox 5 Vegas, August 18, 2016 (www.fox5vegas.com)
  • Rachel Crosby, "‘Pit bull mix’ that killed Las Vegas boy had fought with different neighborhood dog in July, wasn’t deemed dangerous," Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 19, 2016 (www.reviewjournal.com)
  • Nikki Bowers, "Previous owner of dog that killed boy cited in July," LasVegasNow, August 19, 2016 (www.lasvegasnow.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dog that fatally mauled Las Vegas boy had fight history, official says," Las Vegas Sun, August 19, 2016 (www.lasvegassun.com)
  • "Official: Dog in fatal Vegas boy mauling had fight history," Daily Journal, August 19, 2016 (www.dailyjournal.com)
  • Cyndi Lundeberg, "Trainer: 'Combat breed' dogs require extra training, care," Fox 5 Vegas, August 19, 2016 (www.fox5vegas.com)
  • Craig Huber, "Former owner of pit bull that killed child cited in July," Fox 5 Vegas, August 19, 2016 (www.fox5vegas.com)
  • (Video) Byron Teach, "Criminal charges possible in dog attack incident," Fox 5 Vegas, August 19, 2016 (www.fox5vegas.com)
  • (Update) Cyndi Lundeberg, "Family discusses pit bull's deadly attack on child," Fox 5 Vegas, August 18, 2016 (www.fox5vegas.com)
  • (Update) Rachel Crosby, "Dog that killed Las Vegas boy had fought with different neighborhood dog in July, wasn’t deemed dangerous," Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 19, 2016 (www.reviewjournal.com)
Michael Downing
  • "Police: Elderly man killed in dog attack," WJXT News4Jax, August 19, 2016 (www.news4jax.com)
  • Amanda Winkle, "Police: Man fatally attacked by animal on Jacksonville's Eastside," WJAX-TV, August 19, 2016 (www.actionnewsjax.com)
  • Jacob Rodriguez, "Dogs drag, kill elderly man in Eastside: Police," First Coast News, August 19, 2016 (www.firstcoastnews.com)
  • Joe Daraskevich, "Man dies after apparent animal attack on Jacksonville's Eastside; 4 dogs removed," Florida Times-Union, August 19, 2016 (www.jacksonville.com)
  • Cole Heath, "Owner of dogs seized after fatal Jacksonville animal attack says his dogs were provoked," WJAX-TV, August 19, 2016 (www.actionnewsjax.com)
  • "Elderly Florida man allegedly killed by neighbor’s dogs," CNN/WJXT, August 20, 2016 (www.wwlp.com)
  • "Neighbor's dogs blamed for elderly man's death," WSFA 12, August 20, 2016 (www.wsfa.com)
  • Kevin Clark, "Neighbors mourn Jacksonville man killed in dog attack," WJAX-TV, August 20, 2016 (www.actionnewsjax.com)
  • Vic Micolucci, "Police ID elderly man killed in dog attack," WJXT News4Jax, August 22, 2016 (www.news4jax.com)
  • Dana Treen, "Identity of 83-year-old man mauled to death by dogs in Jacksonville released," Florida Times-Union, August 22, 2016 (www.jacksonville.com)
  • Joe Daraskevich & Dana Treen, "Police identify victim, 83, in fatal Jacksonville dog attack; neighbors hope dogs will not return," Florida Times-Union, August 22, 2016 (www.jacksonville.com)
  • Vic Micolucci, "Neighbors concerned about dogs before elderly man killed in attack," WJXT News4Jax, August 22, 2016 (www.news4jax.com)
  • Lorena Inclan, "Witnesses say dog attack victim was dismembered," WJAX-TV, August 22, 2016 (www.actionnewsjax.com)
  • Micahel Yoshida, "Action News Jax Investigates: Police respond to home of dogs that mauled man to death," WJAX-TV, August 23, 2016 (www.actionnewsjax.com)
  • Vic Micolucci, "City plans to euthanize dogs in deadly attack," WJXT News4Jax, August 23, 2016 (www.news4jax.com)
  • Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith, "Elderly man dismembered and mauled to death in Jacksonville dog attack," Independent, August 24, 2016 (www.independent.co.uk)
  • Melissa Chan, "83-Year Old Florida Man Mauled to Death and Dismembered by Dogs, Witnesses Say," TIME, August 24, 2016 (www.time.com)
  • Obituary, Michael Jason Downing, Florida Times-Union, August 28, 2016 (www.legacy.com)
  • Lorena Inclan, "Owner of dogs that mauled elderly man to death served notice about dogs being deemed dangerous," WJAX-TV, September 6, 2016 (www.actionnewsjax.com)
  • "Owner doesn't appeal city's plans to euthanize dogs in deadly attack," WJXT News4Jax, September 9, 2016 (www.news4jax.com)
  • "4 dogs taken by city after deadly attack euthanized," WJXT News4Jax, September 20, 2016 (www.news4jax.com)
Susan Shawl
  • "We are investigating a dog attack in Conifer. 2 people injured & transported. Updates will be here on Twitter," Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, August 29, 2016 (www.twitter.com/jeffcosheriff)
  • "Update: Female in dog attack on Black Widow Drive died at scene; her son taken to hospital w/non-life-threatening injuries," Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, August 29, 2016 (www.twitter.com/jeffcosheriff)
  • Robert Garrison, "Mom dead, son in hospital after dog attack in Conifer," Denver7, August 29, 2016 (www.thedenverchannel.com)
  • "Woman mauled to death, son injured in Conifer dog attack," Fox 31 KDVR, August 29, 2016 (www.kdvr.com)
  • Kieran Nicholson, "Fatal dog attack in Conifer leaves a mother dead, her son injured," Denver Post, August 30, 2016 (www.denverpost.com)
  • "2 Dogs Attack And Kill Woman, Injure Son," CBS Denver, August 30, 2016 (denver.cbslocal.com)
  • Jesse Paul, "Sheriff dispatch: Woman was 'barely conscious' when deputies arrived at scene of fatal Conifer dog attack," Denver Post, August 30, 2016 (www.denverpost.com)
  • Jesse Paul, "Woman killed in Conifer by son’s pit bulls 'barely conscious' when found; dogs to be euthanized," Denver Post, August 30, 2016 (www.denverpost.com)
  • Allison Sylte, "Woman attacked, killed by own dogs," 9 News, August 30, 2016 (www.9news.com)
  • "60-year-old woman mauled to death; son gives authorization to euthanize 2 dogs," Fox 31 KDVR, August 30, 2016 (www.kdvr.com)
  • (Update) "2 Dogs Attack And Kill Woman, Injure Son," CBS Denver, August 30, 2016 (denver.cbslocal.com)
  • "Dog Attack Update," Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, August 30, 2016 (www.facebook.com/JeffersonCountySheriff)
  • Mark Belcher, "Both dogs behind fatal dog attack euthanized," Denver7, August 30, 2016 (www.thedenverchannel.com)
  • The Associated Press, "Colorado woman killed, son injured by their own pit bulls," Fox News, August 30, 3016 (www.foxnews.com)
  • Tammy Vigil, "60-year-old woman mauled to death by her son’s dogs," Channel 2 News, August 30, 2016 (www.kwgn.com)
  • Corinne Westeman, "Conifer woman dies in attack by family dogs; son injured," High Timber Times, August 30, 2016 (www.hightimbertimes.com)
  • Alexandra Suarez, "Pit Bull Dog Attacks 2016: Owner Killed In Colorado, Son Injured In Conifer Home Mauling," International Business Times, August 31, 2016 (www.ibtimes.com)
  • "60-year-old woman mauled to death by her son's dogs," ABC 13 KTRK, August 31, 2016 (www.abc13.com)
  • "Dogs Brutally Attack Woman Despite Son’s Attempts To Pull Them Off," CBS Denver, August 31, 2016 (denver.cbslocal.com)
  • Robert Garrison, "Deadly Conifer pit bull attack sheds light on breed bans in Colorado," Denver7, September 1, 2016 (www.thedenverchannel.com)
  • Anastasiya Bolton, "Conifer woman killed by family-owned pit bulls, coroner finds," 9 News, September 20, 2016 (www.9news.com)
Baby Jane Doe
  • Rusty Surette, "College Station infant dies after incident with family dog," KBTX, September 23, 2016 (www.kbtx.com)
  • "Front page" of College Station Police Report, November 22, 2016 (www.cstx.gov)
Piper Dunbar
  • Katie Moore, "Topeka police investigating suspicious death of a child in East Topeka," The Topeka Capital-Journal, September 24, 2016 (www.cjonline.com)
  • Caroline Sweeney, "Topeka Police: Toddler attacked by dogs," KSNT, September 24, 2016 (www.ksnt.com)
  • Katie Moore, "Two-year-old girl found dead of apparent dog attack Saturday in southeast Topeka," The Topeka Capital-Journal, September 25, 2016 (www.cjonline.com)
  • "Topeka police say child killed in animal attack, dogs seized," Bristol Herald Courier, September 25, 2016 (www.heraldcourier.com)
  • Associated Press, "Child dies, linked to animal attack," KSN-TV, September 25, 2016 (www.ksn.com)
  • "Animal attack responsible for the death of a Topeka toddler," WIBW, September 25, 2016 (www.wibw.com)
  • Daniela Leon, "Topeka father heartbroken after 2-year-old attacked, killed by 2 dogs," WIBW, September 26, 2016 (www.wibw.com)
  • Associated Press, "Authorities ID 2-year-old girl killed in apparent dog attack," The Eagle, September 26, 2016 (www.theeagle.com)
  • "Police identify victim in fatal Kansas dog attack," Salina Post, September 26, 2016 (www.salinapost.com)
  • Ryan Ogle, "UPDATE: Topeka Police Release Name of Child Killed in Animal Attack," WIBW News Radio, September 26, 2016 (www.wibwnewsnow.com)
  • Luke Ranker, "Pit bulls, breed that killed Topeka two-year-old, most common type at Helping Hands Human Society," The Topeka Capital-Journal, September 26, 2016 (www.cjonline.com)
  • Jared Thompson, "Family reacts to daughter being killed by two pit bulls," KSNT, September 26, 2016 (www.ksnt.com)
  • Tom Weineck, "City pushing for dangerous dog ordinance changes after deadly dog attack," KSNT, September 26, 2016 (www.ksnt.com)
  • Daniela Leon, "Residents are wanting Topeka to change its current dog ordinance before it's too late," WIBW, September 27, 2016 (www.wibw.com)
  • Tori Mason, "Fatal dog attacks are nothing new to Northeast Kansas," WIBW, September 28, 2016 (www.wibw.com)
  • Katie Moore, "Tearful vigil held for two-year-old girl killed in Topeka animal attack Saturday," The Topeka Capital-Journal, September 27, 2016 (www.cjonline.com)
  • Associated Press, "Relatives mourn toddler killed in Topeka animal attack," The Kansas City Star, September 28, 2016 (www.kansascity.com)
  • Nick Viviani, "Funeral arrangements set for toddler killed in dog attack," WIBW, September 28, 2016 (www.wibw.com)
  • "VIDEO: Father of 2-Year-Old Animal Attack Victim Speaks Out," WIBW News Radio, September 28, 2016 (www.wibwnewsnow.com)
  • Obituary, Piper Dunbar, Davidson Funeral Home (www.davidsonfuneralhome.com)
Kiyana McNeal
  • Andrew Minegar, "4-year-old dead after dog attack at home; mother in hospital," WWMT, October 23, 2016 (www.wwmt.com)
  • "Girl, 4, killed by dog near Sturgis," WoodTV, October 23, 2016 (www.woodtv.com)
  • John McNeill, "Dog kills toddler, attacks mother near Sturgis," WKZO, October 23, 2016 (www.wkzo.com)
  • "4-year-old girl killed in dog attack," Fox 17 News, October 23, 2016 (www.fox17online.com)
  • Corky Emrick, "Child dies from dog attack," Sturgis Journal, October 23, 2016 (www.sturgisjournal.com)
  • Associated Press, "Officials: Dog kills 4-year-old southwestern Michigan girl," Houston Chronicle, October 24, 2016 (www.houstonchronicle.con)
  • Rosemary Parker, "Child killed, mother injured in dog attack," MLive.com, October 24, 2016 (www.mlive.com)
  • Carley Johnston, "4-year-old attacked and killed by family dog," ClickOnDetroit, October 24, 2016 (www.clickondetroit.com)
  • "Dog mauls to death 4-year-old Michigan girl, injures mom," CBS News, October 24, 2016 (www.cbsnews.com)
  • Carley Johnston, "Family dog attacks, kills 4-year-old girl, mother in Sherman Township," ClickOnDetroit, October 24, 2016 (www.clickondetroit.com)
  • (Update) Carley Johnston, "Family dog attacks, kills 4-year-old girl, mother in Sherman Township," ClickOnDetroit, October 24, 2016 (www.clickondetroit.com)
  • Alexandra Jokich, "Community mourning after 4-year-old girl mauled to death by dog," WWMT, October 24, 2016 (www.wwmt.com)
  • "Neighbors: ‘No warning’ before dog killed 4-year-old," WoodTV, October 24, 2016 (www.woodtv.com)
  • Lauren Edwards, "Southwest Mich. Community mourns loss of little girl killed by dog," Fox 17 News, October 24, 2016 (www.fox17online.com)
  • "4-year-old girl dies after dog attack," WNDU, October 24, 2016 (www.wndu.com)
  • Associated Press, "Neighbor: Michigan Girl Killed by Dog Was Giving It a Treat," ABC News, October 25, 2016 (www.abcnews.go.com)
  • Rosemary Parker, "Dog attack that killed 4-year-old leaves family heartbroken," MLive.com, October 25, 2016 (www.mlive.com)
  • Jennifer Smith, "Girl, four, is mauled to death by new pet dog as she tried to feed it a treat moments after it was dropped off by old owner," Daily Mail, October 25, 2016 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Associated Press, "Neighbor: Michigan girl killed by dog was giving it a treat," Tulsa World, October 25, 2016 (www.abcnews.go.com)
  • "Neighbors: Michigan girl killed by dog had just gotten it, was giving it a treat," CBS News, October 25, 2016 (www.cbsnews.com)
  • "Community mourning after 4-year-old girl mauled to death by dog," News Channel 3, October 25, 2016 (www.fox56.com)
  • Maya Chung, "Family Heartbroken After 4-Year-Old Is Killed by New Dog Dropped Off Minutes Earlier," Inside Edition, October 25, 2016 (www.insideedition.com)
  • Rosemary Parker, "Funeral is Friday for girl killed by dog," MLive.com, October 26, 2016 (www.mlive.com)
  • Amy B Wang, "A 4-year-old girl tried to give her new dog a treat. Instead, it turned on her," The Washington Post, October 26, 2016 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Jessica Harthorn, "9-1-1 calls released from man who attempted to save dog attack victim's life," WWMT, October 27, 2016 (www.wwmt.com)
  • Rosemary Parker, "No charges in dog attack that killed child, dog to be put down," MLive.com, November 2, 2016 (www.mlive.com)
  • "No criminal charges in Sturgis area dog attack that killed girl," WoodTV, November 2, 2016 (www.woodtv.com)
  • Bob Brenzing, "Prosecutor: No charges filed in death of girl killed by dog," Fox 17 News, November 2, 2016 (www.fox17online.com)
  • "No Charges In Deadly Dog Attack Dog will be put to rest," Three Rivers Commercial News, November 2, 2016 (www.threeriviersnews.com)
  • "UPDATE: No charges to be filed in fatal dog attack of Michigan child," WNDU, November 2, 2016 (www.wndu.com)
  • Corky Emrick, "No charges in fatal dog attack," Sturgis Journal, November 2, 2016 (www.sturgisjournal.com)
  • Mike Stiles, "Prosecutor: No charges in fatal dog attack on 4-year-old," WTHD, November 3, 2016 (www.wthd.net)
  • Kiyana Kyree McNeal | 2012 - 2016 | Obituary, Eley Funeral Homes (meaningfulfunerals.net)
Daisie Bradshaw
  • Mira Wassef, "Police investigating death of woman found with bruises in Mariners Harbor home," SiLive.com, October 25, 2016 (www.silive.com)
  • Daniel Prendergast, "Woman may have been mauled to death by her dog," New York Post, October 25, 2016 (www.nypost.com)
  • Caitlin Nolan, "Woman Found Dead in Her Basement May Have Been Eaten by Daughter's Dogs: Source," Inside Edition, October 25, 2016 (www.insideedition.com)
  • Samantha Tata and Myles Miller, "Bruised woman, 68, found dead in Staten Island basement: NYPD," WPIX-TV, October 25, 2016 (www.pix11.com)
  • "Woman Found Dead In Staten Island Basement With Bruises, Bite Marks," ABC 7 New York, October 25, 2016 (www.abc7ny.com)
  • "Woman, 68, Found Dead With Dog Bite Marks to Body: NYPD," NBC New York, October 25, 2016 (nbcnewyork.com)
  • Graham Rayman, "S.I. woman's dogs seemingly began eating her after she died," New York Daily News, October 25, 2016 (www.nydailynews.com)
  • Maura Grunlund, "Source: Daughter found mom dead in basement of Mariners Harbor home," SiLive.com, October 26, 2016 (www.silive.com)
  • Jassiel Olivero, "Police: Hallan 68 year old woman dead in her home in SI," Telemundo 47, October 26, 2016 (www.telemundo47.com)
  • Mira Wassef, "Animal Care and Control takes dogs while authorities probe Mariners Harbor woman's death," SiLive.com, October 26, 2016 (www.silive.com)
  • Maura Grunlund, "M.E.: Further testing needed on woman bit by dogs," SiLive.com, October 27, 2016 (www.silive.com)
  • Obituary, Daisie A. Bradshaw, Legacy.com, Publish date unknown (www.legacy.com)
  • PANDA – A1094711, NYC Animal Care Center adoption listing, November 6, 2016 (nycdogs.urgentpodr.org)
  • JACOB - A1094712, NYC Animal Care Center adoption listing, November 6, 2016 (nycdogs.urgentpodr.org)
  • Janon Fisher, "My Mom Caused Her Own Mauling Death by Scaring My Dogs, Daughter Says," DNAinfo, March 6, 2017 (www.dnainfo.com)
Isaiah Jacob Franklin
  • "Six year old boy killed in dog attack," WSAZ NewsChannel 3, December 3, 2016 (www.wsaz.com)
  • Jeff Mitchell, "6-Year Old Huntington Boy Attacked And Killed By Dog," WOWK TV, December 3, 2016 (www.tristateupdate.com)
  • Bishop Nash, "Six-year-old dies after pit bull attack in Huntington," Huntington Herald-Dispatch, December 3, 2016 (www.heral-dispatch.com)
  • Isaiah Jacob Franklin 6yrold funeral fee pit bull attack, organized by Charli Walden, YouCaring, December 3, 2016 (www.youcaring.com)
  • (Update) Bishop Nash, "Six-year-old dies after pit bull attack in Huntington," Huntington Herald-Dispatch, December 3, 2016 (www.heral-dispatch.com)
  • "UPDATE: Animal Control will seek motion to euthanize pit bull that killed 6-year-old-boy," WSAZ NewsChannel 3, December 4, 2016 (www.wsaz.com)
  • Jeff Mitchell, "Update: Animal Control to Seek Pit Bull be Euthanized that Killed Young Boy," WOWK TV, December 4, 2016 (www.tristateupdate.com)
  • Obituary, Isaiah Jacob Franklin, Collins Funeral Home, December 5, 2016 (www.collinsfuneralhomewv.com)
  • Kaitlynn LeBeau and Dan Klein, "UPDATE: Dog in fatal attack ‘never aggressive’," December 5, 2016 (www.wsaz.com)
  • Carrie Hodousek, "Dog in fatal Huntington attack to be put down," WV MetroNews, December 5, 2016 (www.wvmetronews.com)
  • Courtney Hessler, "Motion filed to euthanize dog involved in fatal attack," Huntington Herald-Dispatch, December 6, 2016 (www.heral-dispatch.com)
  • "Funeral is Wednesday for boy killed by dog," Huntington Herald-Dispatch, December 7, 2016 (www.heral-dispatch.com)
  • Associated Press, "Services set for West Virginia boy mauled by family dog," WVVA, December 6, 2016 (www.wvva.com)
David Fear
  • Jeff Hamm, Media Advisory, San Luis Obispo County Health Agency, Grover Beach Police Department, December 15, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Brooke Martell, "Man, woman seriously injured in Grover Beach dog attack," KSBY, December 15, 2016 (www.ksby.com)
  • Lindsey Holden, "Grover Beach dog attacks two people, leaving one in critical condition," The Tribune, December 15, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Sean Larsen, "Hospitalized Grover Beach man called a hero for saving dog attack victim," KEYT, December 15, 2016 (www.keyt.com)
  • "Dog nearly kills Grover Beach man, elderly woman," CalCoastNews, December 15, 2016 (www.calcoastnews.com)
  • "Grover Beach officer owned dog that attacked old woman," CalCoastNews, December 16, 2016 (www.calcoastnews.com)
  • "Dog Attack Puts 2 People In Hospital," 920 KVEC, December 16, 2016 (www.920kvec.com)
  • Matt Bronson, City of Grover Beach, Statement on the death of Mr. David Fear from injuries sustained during dog attack this week, Grover Beach Police Department, December 17, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Lindsey Holden, "Man critically injured in Grover Beach dog attack dies," The Tribune, December 17, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Alexa Bertola, "Grover Beach dog attack victim dies," KSBY, December 17, 2016 (www.ksby.com)
  • (Update) Alexa Bertola, "Grover Beach dog attack victim dies," KSBY, December 17, 2016 (www.ksby.com)
  • (Update) "Grover Beach man attacked by dog dies from injuries," KEYT, December 17, 2016 (www.keyt.com)
  • (Update) Lindsey Holden, "Man critically injured in Grover Beach dog attack dies," The Tribune, December 17, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Alexa Bertola, "Community mourns loss of Grover Beach dog attack victim," KSBY, December 17, 2016 (www.ksby.com)
  • "Grover Beach man dies from dog attack," CalCoastNews, December 17, 2016 (www.calcoastnews.com)
  • Oscar Flores, "Police officer in Grover Beach fatal dog attack on administrative leave," KEYT, December 19, 2016 (www.keyt.com)
  • Fabiola Ramirez, "What happens to the owner in the case of a dog attack?" KSBY, December 19, 2016 (www.ksby.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Officer who owned dogs in deadly Grover Beach mauling is placed on leave," The Tribune, December 19, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • "Grover Beach officer on paid administrative leave," CalCoastNews, December 19, 2016 (www.calcoastnews.com)
  • Angel Russell, "Family of Grover Beach dog attack victim plans to seek justice," KSBY, December 20, 2016 (www.ksby.com)
  • Lindsey Holden, "Grover police withhold owner’s name in fatal dog attack, as victims’ families seek answers," The Tribune, December 20, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • "Man dies after being attacked by police officer’s dog," Paso Robles Daily News, December 21, 2016 (www.pasoroblesdailynews.com)
  • Jim Paglia (letter to editor), "No amount of dog bite fatalities is acceptable to victims’ families," The Tribune, December 21, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Editorial board, "David Fear was a true hero when he protected woman during dog attack," The Tribune, December 21, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Police Chief John Peters, UPDATE - Police Officer Identity, Grover Beach Police Department, December 22, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Statement by Officer Alex Geiger, Grover Beach Police Department, December 22, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Sonny Lopez, Statement by Grover Beach Police Officers Association, Grover Beach Police Department, December 22, 2016 (www.facebook.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Grover Beach police names officer who owned dog in deadly attack," The Tribune, December 22, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • "Owner of dog in vicious Grover Beach mauling identified," KSBY, December 22, 2016 (www.ksby.com)
  • Fabiola Ramirez, "Neighbors react to owner's statement following deadly Grover Beach dog Attack," KSBY, December 23, 2016 (www.ksby.com)
  • Kaytlyn Leslie, "Mourners honor dog attack victim David Fear at rainy vigil in Grover Beach," The Tribune, December 23, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Sean Larsen, "Grover Beach community holds candlelight vigil for dog attack victim," KEYT, December 23, 2016 (www.keyt.com)
  • Karen Velie, "Was the dog that killed a Grover Beach man trained to attack?" CalCoastNews, December 23, 2016 (www.calcoastnews.com)
  • "Animal Services completes Grover Beach dog attack investigation," KSBY, December 27, 2016 (www.ksby.com)
  • Sean Larsen, "SLO County DA: Owner of deadly dog attack could face charges," KEYT, December 29, 2016 (www.keyt.com)
  • Letter to the Editor, "Questions surrounding fatal Grover Beach dog attack," The Tribune, December 30, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Letter to the Editor, "Deadly dog attack is a reminder to be mindful of your pets," The Tribune, December 30, 2016 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Dog in fatal Grover Beach attack was a trained police K-9, chief says," The Tribune, January 4, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Grover Beach police officer and killer dog were a certified K-9 team in previous city," The Tribune, January 4, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Letter to the Editor, "Two different justice systems," New Times, January 4, 2017 (www.newtimesslo.com)
  • Sean Larsen, "Dog in deadly Grover Beach attack was former police K-9," KEYT, January 5, 2017 (www.keyt.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Police officer who owned deadly dog lobbied for K-9 program in Grover Beach," The Tribune, January 16, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • "Officer who owned killer dog wanted a Grover Beach K-9 unit," CalCoastNews, January 17, 2017 (www.calcoastnews.com)
  • Michael Colaianni, "Memorial held for dog attack victim," January 23, 2017 (www.keyt.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Former police dog in deadly Grover Beach attack bit trainer, records show," The Tribune, January 23, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Letter to the Editor, "The Grover Beach dog attack and America’s two justice systems," The Tribune, January 31, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • "District Attorney Files Felony Charges In Grover Beach Dog Mauling Case," San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office, February 2, 2017 (www.slocounty.ca.gov)
  • Matt Fountain, "Grover Beach officer charged in deadly dog attack," The Tribune, February 2, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Selena Alvarado, "Charges filed against owner in deadly Grover Beach dog attack," KSBY, February 2, 2017 (www.ksby.com)
  • Michael Colaianni, "DA's Office files felony charges in Grover Beach dog mauling case," KEYT, February 2, 2017 (www.keyt.com)
  • Karen Velie, "Grover Beach police officer indicted on felony charges," CalCoastNews, February 2, 2017 (www.calcoastnews.com)
  • Gina Kim, "Felony charges filed in Grover Beach dog mauling case," Santa Maria Times, February 2, 2017 (www.santamariatimes.com)
  • (Update) Michael Colaianni, "DA's Office files felony charges in Grover Beach dog mauling case," KEYT, February 2, 2017 (www.keyt.com)
  • "D.A. files charges in first deadly dog attack in SLO County," KSBY, February 3, 2017 (www.ksby.com)
  • "Second dog taken away from former police officer charged in Grover Beach dog attack," KSBY, February 7, 2017 (www.ksby.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Second dog in fatal attack could be declared a ‘vicious animal’ and euthanized," The Tribune, February 8, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Sheyanne Romero, "Former Exeter officer charged in dog mauling case," Visalia Times-Delta, February 13, 2017 (www.visaliatimesdelta.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Former Grover Beach officer appears in court in fatal dog mauling case," The Tribune, February 21, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Gina Kim, "Former Grover Beach police officer charged in dog mauling case makes court appearance," Santa Maria Times, February 21, 2017 (www.santamariatimes.com)
  • "Victim in deadly Grover Beach dog mauling speaks out for first time," KEYT, March 1, 2017 (www.keyt.com)
  • Alexa Bertola, "Dog attack survivor speaks out after returning to Grover Beach home," KSBY, March 1, 2017 (www.ksby.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Grover Beach dog attack survivor says neighbor was her ‘angel’," The Tribune, March 3, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • "Not guilty pleas entered in deadly Grover Beach dog attack case," KSBY, March 20, 2017 (www.ksby.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Former Grover Beach police officer pleads not guilty in fatal dog-mauling case," The Tribune, March 20, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • "David Fear's friends and family propose memorial bench in Grover Beach," KSBY, April 4, 2017 (www.ksby.com)
  • Kaytlyn Leslie, "Grover Beach dog attack victim would be ‘proud’ of memorial bench, partner says," The Tribune, April 18, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • "Family, friends hold paddle out and potluck in memory of Grover Beach dog attack victim," KSBY, April 4, 2017 (www.ksby.com)
  • Christina Favuzzi, "Owner in deadly Grover Beach dog attack case facing additional charge," KSBY, June 12, 2017 (www.ksby.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Former Grover Beach officer now faces manslaughter charge in deadly dog attack," The Tribune, June 12, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • April Charlton, "Former Grover Beach cop faces manslaughter in dog attack case," Santa Ynez Valley News, June 13, 2017 (www.syvnews.com)
  • "Former Grover Beach officer facing new charge of manslaughter over dog attack," CalCoastNews, June 13, 2017 (www.calcoastnews.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Dog in Grover Beach mauling chased mailman before attack," The Tribune, July 11, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Sean Larsen, "Former Grover Beach Police officer in court for fatal dog attack," KEYT, July 18, 2017 (www.keyt.com)
  • Angel Russell, "In court, survivor recalls 'bloody and horrifying' Grover Beach dog attack," KSBY, July 19, 2017 (www.ksby.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Elderly woman testifies in deadly Grover Beach dog mauling," The Tribune, July 18, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
  • Sean Larsen, "Judge rules former Grover Beach officer involved in deadly dog attack will be arraigned," KEYT, July 19, 2017 (www.keyt.com)
  • Matt Fountain, "Former Grover Beach officer will stand trial in dog mauling," The Tribune, July 19, 2017 (www.sanluisobispo.com)
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Morgan's piece qualifies as a Pit Bull Hack for 1.) Failing to contain any useful new information 2.) Perpetuating misinformation 3.) Perpetuating inaccuracies and 4.) Being a lazy journalist.

pit bulls highest prevalence injuries level 1 trauma centers Study graphic from Characteristics of 1616 Consecutive Dog Bite Injuries at a Single Institution

editorial after family pit bull viciously attacks child in Amsterdam, New York
A recent editorial from The Daily Gazette (Schenectady, NY) that cites medical journal evidence.

1Despite falsely claiming that reliable information is hard to find, Morgan nonetheless resolutely concludes: "pit bulls don't bite differently than any other dog." A false claim commonly trumpeted by the Pit Bull Propaganda Lobby.
      Special Note: In the first part of the 4-part study (1979 to 1988) by the CDC pertaining to breeds of dogs involved in fatal attacks, the author points out that the HSUS database was sorely lacking during the early years, which forced the government to rely more heavily on news archives. From 1979 to 1986 the HSUS had only logged 21 deaths, but the CDC found 136 deaths by combining death records with NEXIS (news archives). For the 20 deaths that "appeared in both NEXIS and the HS during 1987 and 1988, the breed(s) of dogs listed was identical in 19 cases (95%). In the 20th case, the HS listed one dog from a multiple dog attack as a collie-German shepherd crossbreed and NEXIS listed the dog as a 'collie-type.'" What this means is that newspaper reports matched reports within the HSUS database 95% of the time in the mid 80s, and the one case that did not was a solid "partial" match that captured the predominant breed. What must be remembered is these cases involve human fatality and media reports are usually multi-sourced, quoting police, animal control, the dog's owner, family members and more.

2The early dog bite deaths, 1979 to 1988, certainly had extremely limited photographic or video information. However, as the study caught up to real time recording of deaths, say by 1995, such footage would have been available in news coverage. But there was no such entity as Google back then or even (largely) the Internet.

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